NOVELS SHORT STORIES
POETRY CHILDREN'S BOOKS

The Luck Of
BARRY LYNDON
by William Makepeace Thackeray
1844

  A Bibliographical Note

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 Waggon—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