The history of Henry Esmond by William Makepeace Thackeray

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  • Great Britain -- History -- Anne, 1702-1714 -- Fiction

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StatementWilliam Makepeace Thackeray.
GenreFiction
The Physical Object
Pagination544 p.
Number of Pages544
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23268369M
ISBN 100140430490

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The History of Henry Esmond was widely considered the best historical novel of its day and often considered the best of Thackeray's novels as well; Trollope, who wrote a biography of his friend Thackeray, calls it his masterpiece.

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