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William Makepeace Thackeray
(1811 - 1863)

William Makepeace Thackeray


"How hard it is to make an Englishman acknowledge that he is happy!"
- Pendennis. Book ii. Chap. xxxi.


British novelist who became a full-time writer after the success of Vanity Fair. Later novels include Pendennis, Henry Esmond, and The Newcomes
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