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Vanity Fair Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 13 Summary

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Chapter 13 Summary

George Osborne is embarrassed by the number of letters Amelia sends him all over the country. He refuses to accept them except in his private quarters and once lit a cigar from a burning letter from Amelia. The narrator suspects Dobbin would give anything for Amelia to write such letters to him.

George has been seeing a number of other women in the meantime and has a reputation as quite a ladies' man. He is quite the party man and drinks, gambles and carelessly spends money all over the place.

George never tells anyone exactly who the woman is who writes him these countless letters. His friends tease and speculate anything from a duchess to a poor miller's daughter. Dobbin overhears some friends teasing about the mystery woman and angrily tells them that Amelia is a wonderful person. He says that nobody had better make fun of...

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