William Makepeace Thackeray was an English novelist of the 19th century, a master of realistic novels, that represent panoramic survey of English manners and human frailties. The picture of contemporary life made William Makepeace Thackeray noted as the only possible rival of Charles Dickens. Major Gahagan is a satirical character, which resembles Baron Munchausen – he is a boastful warrior, who always narrates concoctions about own exploits and adventures. His tales filled with humor and burlesque, without which Thackeray never tells any story. As the other Thackeray's works, “The Tremendous Adventures of Major Gahagan” offers a satirical picture of human character, so you have the great opportunity to enjoy the Thackeray’s writer and humor masterpiece!