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Great Expectations

Great Expectations
  

The novel is set in Kent and London in the early to mid-19th century and contains some of Dickens' most memorable scenes. Great Expectations is full of extreme imagery-poverty, prison ships, chains and fights to the death-and has a colorful cast of characters who have entered pop... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780809594528
Published 1 March 2004 by Alan Rodgers Books LLC
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
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ISBN-13 9780809594528
ISBN-10 0809594528
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Alan Rodgers Books LLC
Imprint Wildside Press
Publication Date 1 March 2004
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
Category Fiction
General & Literary Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 432
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 24mm
Weight 631g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code Not specified

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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. I give Pirrip as my father's family name, on the authority of his tombstone and my sister...but this is my tale, not my father's. It is the tale of how I lived my life, and thrived -- how I lost my all, and found something again, praiise God, a thing I love. Listen and you'dll hear ...

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Author's Bio

Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812 - 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime and by the twentieth century critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories enjoy lasting popularity. Born in Portsmouth, Dickens left school to work in a factory when his father was incarcerated in a debtors' prison. Despite his lack of formal education, he edited a weekly journal for 20 years, wrote 15 novels, five novellas, hundreds of short stories and non-fiction articles, lectured and performed extensively, was an indefatigable letter writer and campaigned vigorously for children's rights, education and other social reforms.

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