The Rise and Fall of Becky Sharp A hilarious contemporary retelling of the classic society novel, VANITY FAIR, featuring the irrepressible Becky Sharp
Beautiful, brilliant, ruthless – nothing can stop Becky Sharp.
Becky Sharp has big dreams and no connections. Determined to swap the gutters of Soho for the glamorous, exclusive world behind the velvet rope, Becky will do anything to achieve fame, riches and status.
Whether it’s seducing society’s most eligible bachelors, or befriending silly debutantes and rich old ladies, Becky Sharp is destined for great things. Because it might be tough at the top but it’s worse at the bottom.
From London to Paris and beyond, Becky Sharp is going places – so get the hell out of her way…
‘A razor-sharp retelling, perfectly capturing Becky’s scheming, ruthless and beguilingly charming spirit… An absolute delight’ Louise O’Neill
‘The BEST fun!’ Marian Keyes
‘Extremely clever and great fun. I loved this!’ Katie Fforde
‘Becky Sharp is unforgettable … I adored this’ Daily Mail
‘Brilliant fun!’ Sunday Express
‘A joy … pure entertainment’ Heat
‘A brilliant and lively romp … craftily reboots the original classic while skewering modern-day quirks’ Stylist
‘A hilarious contemporary retelling’ Hello
‘Hilarious!’ Good Housekeeping
‘Clever, witty and entirely modern – highly recommend’ Eithne Shortall
'A lacerating, witty take-down of modern manners in the Instagram era. Bright, beautiful and gloriously Machiavellian, Becky Sharp is the anti-heroine we deserve' Tammy Cohen
‘A hilarious modern retelling’ Prima
Praise for Sarra Manning:
‘Sarra Manning pulls you straight in with another fantastically addictive, beautifully written read’ Paige Toon
‘Unputdownable’ Marian Keyes
‘Full of glamour’ Fabulous
About the author
Sarra Manning is an author and journalist. Her novels include Unsticky, You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me and her latest The House Of Secrets.
Sarra has written both adult and YA novels and has contributed to The Guardian, ELLE, Grazia, Stylist, Fabulous, Stella, You Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar and is currently the Literary Editor of Red magazine.
Sarra lives in London.