Barry Lyndon: The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq.

Barry Lyndon: The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq.

by William Makepeace Thackeray, Andrew Sanders (Editor)


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First published in 1844, this is Thackeray's earliest substantial work of fiction and perhaps his most original. The text is that of Saintbury's 1908 Oxford edition which incorporates Thackeray's revisions.

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ISBN-13: 9780199537464
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/19/1999
Series: Oxford World's Classics Series
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 737,417
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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Three Reasons to read The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq.1. Thackeray is a fine writer and it is a fine tale - a bit better than Vanity Fair, I think. Thackeray's non-fiction writing is even better yet.2. Compare Kubrick's adaptation in the film Barry Lyndon. He departs from the story in several respects but is true to the story in general. A remarkable adaptation.3. Reflect upon the life of Ryan O'Neal and its unfortunate correspondences to the life of Barry, after whom he named his son, Redmond.