Great Expectations (Google eBook)
Estes and Lauriat, 1881 - 466 pages
One of the finest novels by iconic British author Charles Dickens, this Victorian tale follows the good-natured orphan Pip as he makes his way through life. As a boy, Pip crosses paths with a convict named Magwitch, a man who will heavily influence Pip’s adulthood. Meanwhile, the earnest young man falls for the beautiful Estella, the adoptive daughter of the affluent and eccentric Miss Havisham. Widely considered to be Dickens's last great book, the story is steeped in romance and features the writer's familiar themes of crime, punishment, and societal struggle.
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Review: Great ExpectationsUser Review - Trevor - Goodreads
This book is quite slow at times, but ends up being worth it and has some very memorable characters. Essentially a bildungsroman it starts off with a bang with the protagonist conscripted to steal ... Read full review
Review: Great ExpectationsUser Review - Jeffrey Keeten - Goodreads
”I saw that the bride within the bridal dress had withered like the dress, and like the flowers, and had no brightness left but the brightness of her sunken eyes. I saw that the dress had been put ... Read full review