William Makepeace Thackeray
Books by William Makepeace Thackeray
by William Makepeace Thackeray
It is panoramic – a wonderful conspectus of the 19th century. It was a novel that established the British century
Interviews where books by William Makepeace Thackeray were recommended
The Best Victorian Novels, recommended by John Sutherland
The Victorian era was a golden age for fiction, says Victorian literature specialist John Sutherland, Emeritus Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature at University College London. He talks us through the some of the best novels written during the Victorian period, and what they reveal about the people who wrote them.
The best books on The Regency Period, recommended by Stella Tillyard
Bestselling novelist and historian Stella Tillyard says the 19th century Regency era was, apart from the duels and empire-line dresses, much like our own – a time of war and economic uncertainty.