Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
The official tie-in edition to William Makepeace Thackeray's classic novel, soon to be a major new ITV series from the producers of Poldark, Victoria and And Then There Were None.
The classic novel of 'villainy, crime, merriment, lovemaking, jilting, laughing, cheating, fighting and dancing', soon to be a major new ITV series from the producers of Poldark, Victoria and And Then There Were None.
William Makepeace Thackeray's witty literary classic Vanity Fair is set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars, and follows anti-heroine and ruthless social climber Becky Sharp as she attempts to claw her way out of poverty and scale the heights of English Society. Her story takes her all the way to the court of King George IV, via the Battle of Waterloo, breaking heart and fortunes as she goes.
ITV's new adaptation of will be one of the biggest drama series of 2018: its script comes from BAFTA-nominated writer Gwyneth Hughes, the series is co-produced by leading production companies Mammoth Screen and Amazon Studios, and Olivia Cooke - star of Steven Spielberg's hit blockbuster Ready Player One - plays Thackeray's timeless heroine Becky Sharp.
Read the book before you see the series, then devour it all over again.
Paperback | 672 pages
138 x 200 x 38mm | 472g
16 Oct 2018
Little, Brown Book Group
London, United Kingdom
A secondhand book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover, including very minimal scuff marks, but no holes or tears. Page 1 has a small crease at the bottom corner, and the last two pages have a very small crease at the top left corner. All other pages are undamaged, with no creasing or tearing, no pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. No missing pages. Apart from the very minor wear and tear stated above, the book is like new.