Author William Makepis Thackeray

Vanity Fair
Vanity Fair is a classic novel about the Napoleonic Wars, where the reader is presented with a vivid panorama of the life of England in the early 19th century. This is a real epic, in which not only unfolds a whole layer of history, but also reveals the life of various social strata: aristocrats, officials, members of parliament, landlords and others. Their lives resemble a fair where everything can be bought and sold, and the laws of morality and honor are not respected. William Thackeray talks about the struggle between the literary author and the characters leading a parasitic and hypocritical way of life. Subtle observations of the life of that time are riddled with irony and sarcasm. Vanity Fair has been filmed more than ten times, and its adaptation for the theater is still widely used by the best directors in Europe.
Genre: classic prose, 19th century literature, foreign classics, foreign antiquities