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Great Expectations

Great Expectations

In a misty churchyard on the marshes, the young orphan Pip is terrified by an escaped convict. Years later, Pip receives a generous gift of money so that he can live the life of a gentleman. But who sent the money? Was it the eccentric spinster Miss Havisham, who introduced Pip t... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780764144523
Published 1 October 2011 by Barron's Educational
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Morley, Jacqueline
By Dickens, Charles
Illustrated by Gelev, Penko
Series Barron's Graphic Classics (Paperback)
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ISBN-13 9780764144523
ISBN-10 0764144529
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Barron's Educational
Imprint Barron's Educational Series
Publication Date 1 October 2011
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Morley, Jacqueline
By Dickens, Charles
Illustrated by Gelev, Penko
Series Barron's Graphic Classics (Paperback)
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
Graphic / Comic Strip
Number of Pages 48 pp
Dimensions Width: 165mm
Height: 251mm
Spine: 10mm
Weight 159g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress England, Ex-convicts, Young men, Graphic novels, Revenge
NBS Text Children's Comic Strip Fiction & Graphic Novels
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 741.5942
Catalogue Code 690733

Description of this Book

Titles in Barron's Graphic Classics series present faithful graphic novel adaptations of memorable works of literature. Graphic Classics introduce elementary and secondary school students to many great books, and encourage boys and girls to discover the joy of reading the masterworks in their original form. Graphic Classics titles tell absorbing stories with high-quality color illustrations, brief narrative sections, and dialogue balloons that capture the spirit of the originals. Each title includes background material to help young readers understand when and why the literary work was originally written. At the start of a novel by Charles Dickens, set in nineteenth-century England, Pip, a seven-year-old boy, encounters an escaped convict hiding in a graveyard. As young Pip grows to manhood, his life story takes many surprising twists and turns. This edition is paperback. The book is also available in a hardcover edition.

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