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Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Dickens's tale of Pip, who is called upon by the mysterious Miss Havisham to entertain her, and who later receives support from an unexpected benefactor...

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ISBN 9781911238058
Barcode 9781911238058
Published 15 November 2016 by Classic Comic Store Ltd
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
Illustrated by Kiefer, Henry C.
Series Classics Illustrated
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ISBN-13 9781911238058
ISBN-10 1911238051
Stock Available
Status Pre-order title, release date has been delayed
Publisher Classic Comic Store Ltd
Imprint Classic Comic Store Ltd
Publication Date 15 November 2016
International Publication Date 1 September 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
Illustrated by Kiefer, Henry C.
Series Classics Illustrated
Category Graphic / Comic Strip
Graphic Novels
Number of Pages 52
Dimensions Width: 165mm
Height: 241mm
Spine: 10mm
Weight 159g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Orphans - Comic books, strips, etc - Fiction, England - Comic books, strips, etc - Fiction - Social conditions - 19th century
NBS Text Children's Comic Strip Fiction & Graphic Novels
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 741.5942
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Pip is a young blacksmith s apprentice, who is one day accosted by an escaped convict, who he aids by providing him with food and a file. Soon after, he is called upon by the mysterious and wealthy Miss Havisham to entertain her. He meets the beautiful but stubborn Estella at the home of Miss Havisham and develops feelings toward her. Later, Pip is sent to London and receives financial support from an unexpected benefactor...Classics Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in colorful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for younger readers. This edition also includes a timeline of technological progress in Dickens s lifetime and study questions, which can be used both in the classroom and at home to further engage the reader in the story.The Classics Illustrated comic book series began in 1941 with its first issue, Alexandre Dumas The Three Musketeers, and has since included over 200 classic tales released around the world. This new CCS Books edition is specifically tailored to engage and educate young readers with some of the greatest works ever written, while still thrilling older readers who have loving memories of this series of old.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Charles Dickens (7 February 1812 - 9 June 1870) is considered the greatest novelist of the Victorian era and created many of the worlds most notable fictional characters, including Fagin, Mr Micawber and Miss Havisham. Henry Carl Kiefer (15 April 1890 - 10 May 1957) was born in Ohio and served in WWI. He started contributing to Classics Illustrated Comics in 1947 and went on to contribute to 34 issues.

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