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Great Expectations

Great Expectations
 

Great Expectations (1860-1) charts the progress of Pip from childhood to maturity as he learns self-knowledge through his encounters with some extraordinary characters: the convict Magwitch, the mysterious Miss Havisham and her ward, the arrogant, beautiful Estella.

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ISBN 9780192100344
Published 31 July 1999 by Oxford University Press
Format Hardback, New edition
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Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
Introduction by Sillitoe, Alan
Series Oxford World's Classics (part: 10)
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ISBN-13 9780192100344
ISBN-10 0192100343
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Oxford University Press
Imprint Oxford University Press
Publication Date 31 July 1999
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
Introduction by Sillitoe, Alan
Series Oxford World's Classics (part: 10)
Category Fiction
General & Literary Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 529
Dimensions Width: 100mm
Height: 160mm
Spine: 25mm
Weight 356g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress England, Bildungsromans, Ex-convicts, Young men, Revenge
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.8
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Published in 1860, Great Expectations is perhaps the most compelling coming-of-age story in the language, telling the tale of the forsaken Pip as he makes his way through a London crowded with unforgettable characters: the convict Magwitch, the mysterious Miss Havisham and her ward, the arrogant, beautiful Estella.

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Author's Bio

Alan Sillitoe is a novelist and poet whose work includes books for children and plays. His best-known books are Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1958) and The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1959) and his most recent novel is The Broken Chariot (1998).

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