The History of Pendennis by William Makepeace Thackeray

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The History of Pendennis

Author:  William Makepeace Thackeray

Soft cover. Some small damage to the cover, internals of the book in good condition. This copy published in 1905. Rare find.

"The History of Pendennis" by William Makepeace Thackeray is a classic Victorian novel that chronicles the life and adventures of Arthur Pendennis, a young man of modest means who aspires to climb the social ladder in 19th-century England. Set against the backdrop of London and the fashionable society of the time, the novel explores themes of love, ambition, and the moral complexities of societal expectations. As Arthur navigates the challenges of his personal and professional life, readers are introduced to a colorful cast of characters, including the charming rogue Captain Costigan and the seductive Becky Sharp. Thackeray's satirical wit and keen observations of human nature are evident throughout the narrative, offering a compelling portrayal of the social dynamics and moral dilemmas of the Victorian era.

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