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Great expectations

Author: Charles Dickens; F W Pailthorpe; Frederick Page
Publisher: London ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1978.
Series: The Oxford illustrated Dickens
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An unknown person has provided money for the education of a poor boy in eighteenth-century England.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens; F W Pailthorpe; Frederick Page
ISBN: 0192545116 9780192545114
OCLC Number: 6743487
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 21 2003
Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Description: xvi, 460 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Series Title: The Oxford illustrated Dickens
Responsibility: by Charles Dickens ; with 21 illustrations 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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