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Great expectations ; and, Hard times

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: New York, NY : Overlook Press ; London : Duckworth, [2008]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Great Expectations" (1861) tells the story of Pip, whose life becomes forever linked with that of an escaped convict whom he helps to escape one fateful night. Overwhelmed by Pip's kindness the convict, unbeknownst to Pip, vows to make a fortune to finance Pip's rise to the upper classes. When, after several years, the convict returns to Pip to secure his help to escape England, their lives once again intertwine  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Political fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens
ISBN: 9781590201374 159020137X 9780715635209 0715635204
OCLC Number: 223801086
Notes: "A facsimile edition of The Nonesuch Dickens published in 1937 by the Nonesuch Press."
Description: xv, 765 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Other Titles: Hard times.
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Responsibility: Charles Dickens.

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Features two stories including, "Great Expectations" that tells the story of Pip, whose life becomes forever linked with that of an escaped convict whom he helps to escape one night, and "Hard Times"  Read more...

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