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Great expectations

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: London : Penguin Classics, 2008.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Orphaned Pip is taken from his poor beginnings to be educated as a gentleman and ultimately discovers the identity of his mysterious benefactor.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens
ISBN: 9780141040363 014104036X
OCLC Number: 549745586
Description: xxviii, 514 pages : map ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Charles Dickens ; with an introduction by David Trotter ; edited and with notes by Charlotte Mitchell.

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Pip doesn't expect much from life... His sister makes it clear that her orphaned little brother is nothing but a burden on her. But suddenly things begin to change. Pip's narrow existence is blown  Read more...

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