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Great Expectations Charles Dickens Pdf

  • Pip is content with his simple life until a bitter gentlewoman employs him as a sometime companion to herself and her adopted daughter. Pip then aspires to become a gentleman himself, though his dreams are unrealistic until the day he mysteriously comes into a fortune and is sent to London to become refined. The story follows Pip's journey into...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2008
  • Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work. Set in nineteenth-century England, Great Expectations...

    Publisher : Pocket Books
    published : 2004
  • Great Expectations is the touchstone for all that we have come to associate with Dickens. From the orphaned narrator, Pip, to the gallery of fascinating and hauntingly grotesque characters, this gothic novel is at once a morality tale and an absorbing mystery.

    Publisher : Electric Book Company
    published : 1998
  • Pip, a young orphan living with his sister and her husband in the marshes of Kent, sits in a cemetery one evening looking at his parents? tombstones. Suddenly, an escaped convict springs up from behind a tombstone, grabs Pip, and orders him to bring him food and a file for his leg irons. Pip obeys, but the fearsome convict is soon captured anyway....

    Publisher : Joshua James Press
    published : 1867
  • Introduction by George Bernard Shaw Pip, a poor orphan being raised by a cruel sister, does not have much in the way of great expectations?until he is inexplicably elevated to wealth by an anonymous benefactor. Full of unforgettable characters?including a terrifying convict named Magwitch, the eccentric Miss Havisham, and her beautiful but manipulative...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2003
  • With an essay by George Bernard Shaw. "What do you think that is?' she asked me, again pointing with her stick; 'that, where those cobwebs are?" "I can't guess what it is, ma'am." "It's a great cake. A bride-cake. Mine!" Great Expectations , Dickens's funny, frightening and tender portrayal of the orphan Pip's journey of self-discovery,...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2012
  • In Great Expectations , Charles Dickens chronicles the life of Pip, an ordinary country boy led astray by the trappings of London society as well as his desire to improve himself and become a gentleman. Along the way, Pip meets the disappointed Miss Havisham and her beautiful but unattainable ward, Estella, with whom he falls deeply in love. Beloved...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2012
  • Introduction by George Bernard Shaw   Pip, a poor orphan being raised by a cruel sister, does not have much in the way of great expectations?until he is inexplicably elevated to wealth by an anonymous benefactor. Full of unforgettable characters?including a terrifying convict named Magwitch, the eccentric Miss Havisham, and her beautiful but manipulative...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2012
  • 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's most memorable characters. Among them are the kindly blacksmith Joe Gargery, the mysterious convict Abel...

    Publisher : Andrews UK
    published : 2011
  • A classic work of Victorian literature, Great Expectations is a coming of age story by Charles Dickens. The narrator, Pip, is an orphan sent to London to become a gentlemen, courtesy of a mysterious benefactor. Rather than having all he previously desired, however, he remains fixated on his childhood playmate, Estella, the adopted daughter an eccentric...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2014