Great Expectations

by Charles Dickens

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Publication Date: October 22, 2014

ISBN: 9781847493811

Binding: Paperback

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One of Dicken's finest novels, Great Expectations chronicles the fortunes of its young protagonist Pip as he is unexpectedly endowed by a mysterious benefactor with the life of a genteman, enabling him to escape to London from the prospect of a humble blacksmith's career in ruarl Kent. In the butsling, unforgiving capital he must learn for himslef the pitfalls of love and wealth, and how to sort his friends from his enemies.
Through the lives of its unforgettable and iconic characters - such as Magwitch, Miss Havisham and Estella - Great Expectations charts the course of an England undergoing rapid social and economic change, and tells a tale that is among the foremost classics of the English language.