Great Expectations

Product Number: WEB34477
Released: 01 Oct, 2011
Business Term: Multiuse 75 Circ
ISBN: #9781848703605
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
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Description

Considered by many to be Dickens' finest novel, Great Expectations> traces the growth of the book's narrator, Philip Pirrip (Pip), from a boy of shallow dreams to a man with depth of character. From its famous dramatic opening on the bleak Kentish marshes, the story abounds with some of Dickens' most memorable characters. div>Among them are the kindly blacksmith Joe Gargery, the mysterious convict Abel Magwitch, the eccentric Miss Haversham and her beautiful ward Estella, Pip's good-hearted room-mate Herbert Pocket and the pompous Pumblechook.As Pip unravels the truth behind his own 'great expectations' in his quest to become a gentleman, the mysteries of the past and the convolutions of fate through a series of thrilling adventures serve to steer him towards maturity and his most important discovery of all - the truth about himself.div>

Genre: Classics
Original Publish Date: 01 Oct, 2011

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