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Great expectations,

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: London, New York, Oxford University Press [1953]
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The adventures of an orphaned young man in Victorian England who is given a great deal of money by an unknown benefactor to enable him to live as a gentleman, pursuing a good education and fulfilling great expectations.
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Genre/Form: Lehrmittel
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Great expectations.
London, New York, Oxford University Press [1953]
(OCoLC)572365160
Named Person: Charles Dickens
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens
ISBN: 0192545116 9780192545114
OCLC Number: 177842
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 21 2003.
Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Description: xvi, 460 pages illustrations 19 cm.
Responsibility: with 21 illus. by F.W. Pailthorpe and an introd. by Frederick Page.

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An unknown benefactor provides Philip Pirrip with the chance to escape his poor upbringing. Aspiring to be a gentleman, and encouraged by his expectations of wealth, he abandons his friends and moves  Read more...

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"Readable text and the original illustrations, along with hard covers and inexpensive price, amek this the ideal text for any course on Dickens."--Eugene R. August, University of Dayton

 
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