Great expectations - PDF novel by Charles Dickens

 Great expectations 

Great expectations


Great Expectations follows the childhood and young adult years of Pip a blacksmith's apprentice in a country village. He suddenly comes into a large fortune (his great expectations) from a mysterious benefactor and moves to London where he enters high society.

Review Jeffrey Keeten
”I saw that the bride within the bridal dress had withered like the dress, and like the flowers, and had no brightness left but the brightness of her sunken eyes. 

I saw that the dress had been put upon the rounded figure of a young woman and that the figure upon which it now hung loose had shrunk to skin and bone.”

How do you do Miss Havisham? She makes many lists of the twenty greatest characters from Dicken’s novels. I hadn’t ever met Miss Havisham officially, although I knew of her. I have heard of her circumstances, discussed her in English Literature classes, and even referenced her in a paper. 

She is a tragic figure tinged with true insanity; and yet, someone in complete control of her faculties when it comes to talking about her money. She was jilted at the altar and like a figure from mythology she is suspended in time. She wears her tattered wedding dress every day and sits among the decaying ruins of her wedding feast.

This book contains Great expectations and Some Account of an Extraordinary Traveller
the book details :
  • Author: Charles Dickens
  • Publication date:1868
  • Company: New York: Books

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