Considered by many to be Charles Dickens's finest novel, Great Expectations traces the growth of the book's narrator, the orphan Philip Pirrip (Pip), from a boy of shallow dreams to a man with depth of character.
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Enjoy one of Dickens' towering achievements in this grandly entertaining dramatization. From his first terrifying encounter with Magwitch, an escaped convict. Pip's life is engaged with misconceptions about guilt, money, and class. Wealthy spinster Miss Havisham and her adopted daughter Estella's interventions only deepen his distress.
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||Expertly narrated by Simon Vance, with a PDF copy of the book included on the first disc. ---Library Journal Starred Audio Review
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was the widely popular author of such classic novels as Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, The Old Curiosity Shop, A Christmas Carol, and David Copperfield. Simon Vance, a former BBC Radio presenter and newsreader, is a full-time actor who has appeared on both stage and television. He has recorded over eight hundred audiobooks and has earned five coveted Audie Awards, and he has won fifty-seven Earphones Awards from AudioFile magazine, which has named him a Golden Voice.