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Great expectations

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2010.
Series: Penguin classics deluxe edition.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A terrifying encounter with an escaped convict in a graveyard on the wild Kent marshes; a summons to meet the bitter, decaying Miss Havisham and her beautiful, cold-hearted ward Estella; the sudden generosity of a mysterious benefactor-these form a series of events that change the orphan Pip's life forever, as he eagerly abandons his humble origins to begin a new life as a gentleman. Dickens's haunting novel  Read more...
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Genre/Form: English fiction
Bildungsromans
Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Great expectations
(DLC) 2010044564
(OCoLC)676064570
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens
ISBN: 9781101650219 1101650214
OCLC Number: 859535099
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 460 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
Dickens chronology --
Further reading --
Note on the text --
Map: Kent in the early nineteenth century --
Great expectations: Volume I --
Volume II --
Volume III --
Notes --
Ending as originally conceived --
Dickens's working notes --
Running heads added in 1867-8.
Series Title: Penguin classics deluxe edition.
Responsibility: Charles Dickens ; with an introduction by Francine Prose.

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A terrifying encounter with an escaped convict in a graveyard on the wild Kent marshes; a summons to meet the bitter, decaying Miss Havisham and her beautiful, cold-hearted ward Estella; the sudden  Read more...

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