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Great Expectations

Great Expectations
 

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ISBN 9780008329389
Barcode 9780008329389
Published 11 June 2019 by HarperCollins Publishers
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
Series Collins Classics
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ISBN-13 9780008329389
ISBN-10 0008329389
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint William Collins
Publication Date 11 June 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
Series Collins Classics
Category General & Literary Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 448
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Weight 270g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.8
Catalogue Code Not specified

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HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. `My father's family name being Pirrip, and my Christian name Philip, my infant tongue could make of both names nothing longer or more explicit than Pip. So, I called myself Pip, and came to be called Pip.' An orphan destined for a life of misery and poverty, Pip does not have much in the way of expectations. Only when he begins to visit a rich old woman, Miss Havisham, does he begin to hope for better. When Pip discovers that he has inherited a large sum of money on the condition that he move to London to live the life of a gentleman, Pip takes his chance to leave behind the world he knows and embark upon a new adventure. An illuminating tale of intrigue, fortune and unattainable love, Great Expectations has a cast of memorable characters, and is one of Dickens' most enduring and popular novels.

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Author's Bio

Charles Dickens was born in 1812 and grew up in poverty. This experience influenced `Oliver Twist', the second of his fourteen major novels, which first appeared in 1837. When he died in 1870, he was buried in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey as an indication of his huge popularity as a novelist, which endures to this day.

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