Rawdon is exiled, Becky dashes to the Continent, Dobbin and Jos return, two boys come into their inheritances, and Amelia finally gets it together Continue reading Vanity Fair Episode 7 Recap: Endings and Beginnings
Becky reaches beyond even her own ambitions, receiving an invitation to meet the king, but then crashes spectacularly. Amelia makes a difficult decision. Continue reading Vanity Fair Episode 6 Recap: What Goes Up Must Come Down
The men march off to war, and one doesn’t come back. Two children are born, one elderly aunt dies, and new chapters begin for everybody. Continue reading Vanity Fair Episode 5 Recap: Battles Won and Lost
Becky et al head off to war, which seems like a big party, for a while. George drools over her, Amelia gets sad, and Rawdon gets promoted Continue reading Vanity Fair Episode 4 Recap: Oh, What a Lovely War!
Becky and Rawdon make it official, which upsets everyone with money; George finds his honourable side just in time; and Dobbin once again gets the shaft Continue reading Vanity Fair Episode 3: Unequal Marriage
Becky sets out to charm the Crawley family, in particular dashing second son Rawdon and his very rich aunt, Miss Crawley. Continue reading Vanity Fair Episode 2: Charmed, I’m Sure
Becky Sharp begins her distinguished career as a gold-digger, first by targeting her friend’s awkward brother, and then taking notice of her employer’s son Continue reading Vanity Fair, Episode 1: Husband Hunting
We haven’t had a birthday in a while, so happy birthday, Frances (Fanny) Burney! Fanny, a novelist, diarist, and playwright was born in Lynn Regis (now King’s Lynn) on 13 June 1752 to a musical historian and his wife, Esther. Fanny was the third of six children and was self-educated, though her sisters, both of whom were favored by their father, were given expensive educations … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Fanny Burney!