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Great Expectations

Great Expectations
 

One of the most popular novelists ever, Charles Dickens wrote about what he saw in 19th century London: orphans, child labor, and the crime that was rampant in the city at the time. In the 1861 bestseller Great Expectations, he wove all of these themes into a tale of mystery and ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780142423356
Barcode 9780142423356
Published 13 September 2012 by Puffin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
Series Be Classics
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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780142423356
ISBN-10 0142423351
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Puffin
Imprint Puffin Books
Publication Date 13 September 2012
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
Series Be Classics
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
Body & Health
Number of Pages 490
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 203mm
Spine: 38mm
Weight 408g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

As a young orphan, Pip encounters an escaped criminal while living with his cruel sister. He is then sent to spend time with the eccentric Miss Havisham and her cold, beautiful ward, Estella, who enchants Pip. As a young man, Pip is given money by a mysterious benefactor, who turns out to be both the convict and Estella's father. With the hopes of winning Estella's love and becoming a gentleman in London, Pip is tasked with many great expectations.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review No story in the first person was ever better told.

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Author's Bio

Charles Dickens, esteemed Victorian novelist, wrote such classics as A Christmas Carol and A Tale of Two Cities.

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