The History of Pendennis: His Fortunes and Misfortunes, His Friends and His Greatest Enemy

By William Makepeace Thackeray | Go to book overview

CONTENTS.
CHAP.PAGE
I. SHOWS HOW FIRST LOVE MAY INTERRUPT BREAKFAST1
II. A PEDIGREE AND OTHER FAMILY MATTERS4
III. IN WHICH PENDENNIS APPEARS AS A VERY YOUNG MAN INDEED14
IV. MRS HALLER22
V. MRS. HALLER AT HOME28
VI. CONTAINS BOTH LOVE AND WAR37
VII. IN WHICH THE MAJOR MAKES HIS APPEARANCE44
VIII. IN WHICH PEN IS KEPT WAITING AT THE DOOR, WHILE THE READER IS INFORMED WHO LITTLE LAURA WAS50
IX. IN WHICH THE MAJOR OPENS THE CAMPAIGN57
X. FACING THE ENEMY62
XI. NEGOTIATION65
XII. IN WHICH A SHOOTING MATCH IS PROPOSED71
XIII. A CRISIS76
XIV. IN WHICH MISS FOTHERINGAY MAKES A NEW ENGAGEMENT82
XV. THE HAPPY VILLAGE87
XVI. MORE STORMS IN THE PUDDLE93
XVII. WHICH CONCLUDES THE FIRST PART OF THIS HISTORY101
XVIII. ALMA MATER108
XIX. PENDENNIS OF BONIFACE114
XX. RAKE'S PROGRESS123
XXI. FLIGHT AFTER DEFEAT130
XXII. PRODIGAL'S RETURN135
XXIII. NEW FACES140
XXIV. A LITTLE INNOCENT151
XXV. CONTAINS BOTH LOVE AND JEALOUSY159
XXVI. A HOUSE FULL OF VISITORS165
XXVII. CONTAINS SOME BALL-PRACTISING174

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