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Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero
William Makepeace Thackeray was a renowned British novelist and an illustrator. He was born in India but later moved to England, here he had a flourishing career as an author. He is regarded for his satirical work. There are a number of novels that are regarded as the classics of British Literature. Barry Lyndon is another British Literature by William Makepeace Thackeray. It is a powerful novel and should be the second novel of the author that you should read/ listen after Vanity Fair.
Vanity Fair is a beautiful panoramic portrait of the illustrious and dynamic British Society. This s the most loved book from the author and it actually became his identification. This satirical story or a novel is one without a hero. The narration of this powerfully written novel is done by Georgina Sutton. She is a well-known voiceover artist and have given her voice in various movies. This is the experience that she carried over as a narrator for audiobooks. She managed to give a satisfactory performance in the narration of Vanity Fair. Her voice, tonal quality and expression was best and suitable for the type of novel, Vanity Fair is.
The subject novel has a very rich cast of characters. Vanity Fair takes its place over the ladder and snakes board of life. Amelia Sedley is a daughter of a rich merchant. She has a very loving mother for supervising her courtship. An orphan named Becky Sharp has to use all her wit, beauty and resourcefulness in order to get rid of her destiny as a governess.
This novel is set during the Waterloo battle time in which the fortunes of Sedley are lost.