A StoryeBook - 1839
Though he originally set out to depict criminals in as harshly accurate a light as possible, without the sentimentalization that he saw and disdained in Dickens' work, Thackeray's fictionalized account of the life of Catherine Hayes, an eighteenth-century woman who was burned at the stake for the murder of her husband, depicts the titular character in a somewhat more appealing and charming manner than the author intended. A must-read for fans of rollicking picaresque tales such as...
Publisher: [Auckland, New Zealand] : The Floating Press, 1839.
Copyright Date: ©2010
Characteristics: 1 online resource (289 pages)