Great Expectations-9781847493811

Great Expectations

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By: Dickens, Charles
Format: Paperback / softback
Published By: Alma Books Ltd
Date of Publication: 15/10/2014
Pagination: 380 pages
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9781847493811
Readership: General (US: Trade)
Dimensions in mm: 197 x 129 x 30
Weight in grams: 382
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Description: Part of Alma Classics Evergreens series at 4.99, this edition of Great Expectations includes pictures and a section on Dickens's life and works.

19.9 cm H | 12.6 cm W | 3.2 cm T | 381 g Wt

One of Dickens'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 gentleman, enabling him to escape to London from the prospect of a humble blacksmith's career in rural Kent.

In the bustling, unforgiving capital he must learn for himself 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.