Great Expectations

By (author)Charles Dickens

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544 pages

Great-Expectations-charts-the-progress-of-Pip-from-childhood-through-often-painful-experiences-to-adulthood,-as-he-moves-from-the-Kent-marshes-to-busy,-commercial-London,-encountering-a-variety-of-extraordinary-characters-ranging-from-Magwitch,-the-escaped-convict,-to-Miss-Havisham,-locked-up-with-her-unhappy-past-and-living-with-her-ward,-the-arrogant,-beautiful-Estella.

 

Great-Expectations-charts-the-progress-of-Pip-from-childhood-through-often-painful-experiences-to-adulthood,-as-he-moves-from-the-Kent-marshes-to-busy,-commercial-London,-encountering-a-variety-of-extraordinary-characters-ranging-from-Magwitch,-the-escaped-convict,-to-Miss-Havisham,-locked-up-with-her-unhappy-past-and-living-with-her-ward,-the-arrogant,-beautiful-Estella.

Pip-must-discover-his-true-self,-and-his-own-set-of-values-and-priorities.-Whether-such-values-allow-one-to-prosper-in-the-complex-world-of-early-Victorian-England-is-the-major-question-posed-by-Great-Expectations,-one-of-Dickens’s-most-fascinating,-and-disturbing,-novels.

This-edition-includes-the-original,-discarded-ending,-Dickens’s-brief-working-notes,-and-the-serial-instalments-and-chapter-divisions-in-different-editions.-It-also-uses-the-definitive-Clarendon-text.

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