The Bonfire of the Vanities, Paperback Book

The Bonfire of the Vanities Paperback


Sherman McCoy is a WASP, bond trader and self-appointed 'Master of the Universe'.

He has a fashionable wife, a Park Avenue apartment and a Southern mistress.

His spectacular fall begins the moment he is involved in a hit-and-run accident in the Bronx.

Prosecutors, newspaper hacks, politicians and clergy close in on him, determined to bring him down.

The Bonfire of the Vanities is a caustic satire on the money-feverish Eighties.

This exuberant novel cemented Wolfe's reputation as the foremost chronicler of his age.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 752 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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  • Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
  • ISBN: 9780099541271

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