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The Luck of Barry Lyndon
William Makepeace Thackeray
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The Luck of Barry Lyndon
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A poor Irish rogue tries to win fame and fortune in the 18th-century English aristocracy.

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A Bibliographical Note
The Luck of Barry Lyndon
I: My Pedigree and Family—Undergo the Influence of the Tender Passion
II: I Show Myself to Be a Man of Spirit
III: A False Start in the Genteel World
IV: In Which Barry Takes a Near View of Military Glory
V: Barry Far from Military Glory
VI: The Crimp Wagon—Military Episodes
VII: Barry Leads a Garrison Life, and Finds Many Friends There
VIII: Barry’s Adieu to Military Profession
IX: I Appear in a Manner Becoming My Name and Lineage
X: More Runs of Luck
XI: In Which the Luck Goes Against Barry
XII: Tragical History of Princess of X——
XIII: I Continue My Career as a Man of Fashion
XIV: I Return to Ireland, and Exhibit My Splendour and Generosity in That Kingdom
XV: I Pay Court to My Lady Lyndon
XVI: I Provide Nobly for My Family
XVII: I Appear as an Ornament of English Society
XVIII: My Good Fortune Begins to Waver
XIX: Conclusion
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