The History of Pendennis, by William Makepeace Thackeray

Table of Contents




  1. Shows how First Love may interrupt Breakfast
  2. A Pedigree and other Family Matters
  3. In which Pendennis appears as a very young Man indeed
  4. Mrs. Haller
  5. Mrs. Haller at Home
  6. Contains both Love and War
  7. In which the Major makes his Appearance
  8. In which Pen is kept waiting at the Door, while the Reader is informed who little Laura was.
  9. In which the Major opens the Campaign
  10. Facing the Enemy
  11. Negotiation
  12. In which a Shooting Match is proposed
  13. A Crisis
  14. In which Miss Fotheringay makes a new Engagement
  15. The happy Village
  16. More Storms in the Puddle
  17. Which concludes the first Part of this History
  18. Alma Mater
  19. Pendennis of Boniface
  20. Rake’s Progress
  21. Flight after Defeat
  22. Prodigal’s Return
  23. New Faces
  24. A Little Innocent
  25. Contains both Love and Jealousy
  26. A House full of Visitors
  27. Contains some Ball-practising
  28. Which is both Quarrelsome and Sentimental
  29. Babylon
  30. The Knights of the Temple
  31. Old and new Acquaintances
  32. In which the Printer’s Devil comes to the Door
  33. Which is passed in the Neighbourhood of Ludgate Hill
  34. In which the History still hovers about Fleet Street
  35. Dinner in the Row
  36. The Pall Mall Gazette
  37. Where Pen appears in Town and Country
  38. In which the Sylph reappears
  39. Colonel Altamont appears and disappears
  40. Relates to Mr. Harry Foker’s Affairs
  41. Carries the Reader both to Richmond and Greenwich
  42. Contains a novel Incident
  43. Alsatia
  44. In which the Colonel narrates some of his Adventures
  45. A Chapter of Conversations
  46. Miss Amory’s Partners
  47. Monseigneur s’amuse
  48. A Visit of Politeness
  49. In Shepherd’s Inn
  50. Or near the Temple Garden
  51. The happy Village again
  52. Which had very nearly been the last of the Story
  53. A critical Chapter
  54. Convalescence
  55. Fanny’s Occupation’s gone
  56. In which Fanny engages a new Medical Man
  57. Foreign Ground
  58. “Fairoaks to let”
  59. Old Friends
  60. Explanations
  61. Conversations
  62. The Way of the World
  63. Which accounts perhaps for Chapter LXI
  64. Phyllis and Corydon
  65. Temptation
  66. In which Pen begins his Canvass
  67. In which Pen begins to doubt about his Election
  68. In which the Major is bidden to Stand and Deliver
  69. In which the Major neither yields his Money nor his Life
  70. In which Pendennis counts his Eggs
  71. Fiat Justitia
  72. In which the Decks begin to clear
  73. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Huxter
  74. Shows how Arthur had better have taken a Return-ticket
  75. A Chapter of Match-making
  76. Exeunt Omnes

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