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Henry Esmond

The English Humourists; The Four Georges

It is hard to choose which story young people should read first among the great novels of this keen satirist and warm hearted hero lover. Henry Esmond was called by the author a "novel without a hero" but Becky Sharp is one of the greatest, though not the most lovely, portraits in all fiction.

More books from this author: William Makepeace Thackeray