Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Introduction by George Bernard Shaw   Pip, a poor orphan being raised by a cruel sister, does not have much in the way of great expectations-until he is inexplicably elevated to wealth by an anonymous benefactor. Full of unforgettable characters-including a terrifying convict named Magwitch, the eccentric Miss Havisham, and her beautiful but manipulative niece, Estella, Great Expectations is a tale of intrigue, unattainable love, and all of the happiness money can't buy. "Great Expectations has the most wonderful and most perfectly worked-out plot for a novel in the English language," according to John Irving, and J. Hillis Miller declares, "Great Expectations is the most unified and concent

Charles Dickens
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