The Virginians

The Virginians

by William Makepeace Thackeray

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ISBN-13: 9781982098636
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/31/2017
Pages: 684
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

William Makepeace Thackeray (18 July 1811 - 24 December 1863) was a British novelist and author. He is known for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of English society.Thackeray, an only child, was born in Calcutta, British India, where his father, Richmond Thackeray (1 September 1781 - 13 September 1815), was secretary to the Board of Revenue in the British East India Company. His mother, Anne Becher (1792-1864), was the second daughter of Harriet Becher and John Harman Becher, who was also a secretary (writer) for the East India Company.

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The Virginians (Illustrated + link to download FREE audiobook + Active TOC) 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good historical fiction using both minds eye views of England and Virginia (US) during the wars between the Americans fighting for independance from England. Somewhat irritating were either the author's descriptive words or the many comments made by the main characters in French. Enjoyed reading even though it took so long to get through it without stopping to try to figure out a word or phrase meaning.