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Vanity Fair (1998)

Marc Munden, 1998

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Vanity Fair
William Makepeace Thackeray, 1848

Vanity Fair is a TV mini-series directed by Marc Munden in 1998 and based on the book Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero by William Makepeace Thackeray, first published in 1848. The TV series features Natasha Little, Frances Grey, Philip Glenister, David Ross, Nathaniel Parker, Anton Lesser, and others.

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Vanity Fair, the 1848 book by William Makepeace Thackeray.

Vanity Fair

Read by: Georgina Sutton

Storyline

London, 1814. Rebecca Sharp, daughter of an art teacher and a French dancer, is a strong-willed, cunning, moneyless young woman determined to make her way in society. After leaving school, Becky stays with Amelia Sedley, who is a good-natured, simple-minded young girl, of a wealthy London family.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Vanity Fair, the 1998 TV series by Marc Munden

Year

1998

Minutes

50

Movie Rate

7.70

Source: IMDb

TV Mini-Series

Vanity Fair

Country: UK

Year: 1998

Length: 50m / 6 episodes

Cover of Vanity Fair, the 1848 book by William Makepeace Thackeray

Year

1848

Pages

867

Book Rate

7.58

S: Goodreads

Book

Vanity Fair

Original title: Vanity Fair: Pen and Pencil Sketches of English Society

Subtitle: A Novel without a Hero

Country: UK

First published in: 1848

Length: 867 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

2004: Vanity Fair (movie by Mira Nair)
2018: Vanity Fair (TV series by Gwyneth Hughes)

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