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Great Expectations

Contributor(s): Dickens, Charles (Author), Cardwell, Margaret (Editor), Douglas-Fairhurst, Robert (Author)
ISBN: 0199219761 EAN: 9780199219766
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
US SRP: $9.95 US
Binding: Paperback: 544 pages
Pub Date: October 01, 2008

Annotation: With a new introduction and notes, this edition of Great Expectations offers new insights into one of Dickens's most fascinating and disturbing novels. Charting the progress of Pip from childhood to adulthood, Dickens shows the dangers of being driven by a desire for wealth and social status.

As Pip moves from the Kent marshes to busy, commercial London, encountering many extraordinary characters from Magwitch, the escaped convict, to Miss Havisham, a woman locked up with her past he is confronted with the challenge of establishing a sense of his own identity and values contrary to the plans others have for him.

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