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    • Vanity Fair

    • By: W.M. Thackeray
    • Narrated by: Jane Lapotaire
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Abridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 32
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      4 out of 5 stars 17
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      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Vanity Fair, with its rich cast of characters, takes place on the snakes-and-ladders board of life. Amelia Sedley, daughter of a wealthy merchant, has a loving mother to supervise her courtship. Becky Sharp, an orphan, has to use her wit, charm, and resourcefulness to escape from her destiny as a governess. This she does ruthlessly, musing: "I think I could become a good woman, if I had 5000 pounds a year."

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I know the problem

    • By Joy on 02-02-12

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