William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray ( /ˈθækəri/; 18 July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was an English novelist of the 19th century. He was famous for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of English society.

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William Makepeace Thackeray - Reputation and Legacy
... During the Victorian era, Thackeray was ranked second only to Charles Dickens, but he is now much less read and is known almost exclusively for Vanity Fair ... As a result, unlike Thackeray's other novels, it remains popular with the general reading public it is a standard fixture in university courses and has been repeatedly adapted for movies and ... In Thackeray's own day, some commentators, such as Anthony Trollope, ranked his History of Henry Esmond as his greatest work, perhaps because it expressed Victorian values of duty and ...

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    I would rather make my name than inherit it.
    —William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)

    How to live well on nothing a year.
    —William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)

    Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
    —William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)