Oxford Bookworms Library: Level 6:: Vanity Fair audio CD pack
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Oxford Bookworms Library: Level 6:: Vanity Fair audio CD pack

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When Becky Sharp and Amelia Sedley leave school, their feet are set on very different paths. Kind, foolish Amelia returns to her comfortable home and wealthy family, to await a suitable marriage, while Becky must look out for herself, earning her own living in a hard world. But Becky is neither kind nor foolish, and with her quick brain and keen eye for a chance, her fortunes soon rise, while Amelia's fall. Greed, ambition, loyalty, folly, wisdom ...Thackeray's famous novel gives us a witty and satirical picture of English society during the Napoleonic wars.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 120 pages
  • 129 x 192 x 16mm | 240g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0194794628
  • 9780194794626
  • 1,641,776

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When Becky Sharp and Amelia Sedley leave school, their feet are set on very different paths. Kind, foolish Amelia returns to her comfortable home and wealthy family, to await a suitable marriage, while Becky must look out for herself, earning her own living in a hard world. But Becky is neither kind nor foolish, and with her quick brain and keen eye for a chance, her fortunes soon rise, while Amelia's fall. Greed, ambition, loyalty, folly, wisdom . . . Thackeray's famous novel gives us a witty and satirical picture of English society during the Napoleonic wars.show more

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