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Published by John Wurtele Lovell in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby William Makepeace Thackeray ; with illustrations by the author.
SeriesThackeray"s works, Thackeray"s works
The Physical Object
Pagination751 p. :
Number of Pages751
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17794032M
OCLC/WorldCa26950628

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The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq: of the Kingdom of Ireland, ISBN , ISBN , Like New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive. Title The memoirs of Barry Lyndon. Contributor Names Thackeray, William Makepeace, The Irish, Thackeray once noted, 'are a nation of liars'. This prejudice which was to inspire and shape Barry Lyndon was not, however, based on animosity, antipathy or superiority: Thackeray claimed to feel at home with the Irish character and to know the Irish thoroughly. 'The best friend I ever had in the world', he told David Masson (a Scot) ' the nicest and most delightful fellow I. The memoirs of Barry Lyndon. Author. Thackeray, William Makepeace, Collections. robarts, toronto. Sponsor. University of Toronto. Contributor. Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page? Finished. The .