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Great Expectations (Hardcover) (Charles Dickens)
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Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. Pip doesn't expect much from life...His sister makes it clear that her orphaned little brother is nothing but a burden on her. But suddenly things begin to change. Pip's narrow existence is blown apart when he finds an escaped criminal, is summoned to visit a mysterious old woman and meets the icy beauty Estella. Most astoundingly of all, an anonymous person gives him money to begin a new life in London. Are these events as random as they seem? Or does Pip's fate hang on a series of coincidences he could never have expected?
Pip, a young orphan, receives a fortune from a mysterious benefactor and travels to London in order to become a gentleman.
Number of Pages: 514.0
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Classics, General, Family / Orphans + Foster Homes, Social Issues / Manners + Etiquette, Literary
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Charles Dickens
Street Date: October 27, 2009
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-7462