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Great Expectations - Scott McKowen, Arthur Pober, Charles Dickens
Great Expectations
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The bestselling Sterling Classics series continues with Charles Dickens's Great Expectations--one of the most popular novels of all time. When Philip Pirrip, nicknamed Pip, is approached by an escaped convict and forced to steal food and supplies, he little realizes how this act will alter his... show more
The bestselling Sterling Classics series continues with Charles Dickens's Great Expectations--one of the most popular novels of all time. When Philip Pirrip, nicknamed Pip, is approached by an escaped convict and forced to steal food and supplies, he little realizes how this act will alter his life. This handsome, unabridged edition, with striking illustrations by Scott McKowen and questions for discussion by the esteemed educator Arthur Pober, will find a treasured place in any family's library.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781454901372 (1454901373)
ASIN: 1454901373
Publisher: Sterling Children's Books
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
Category:
Classics
Series: Classic Starts
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Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it
3.0 Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
This is possibly the oldest book in my to-read pile. My copy of it has "28 Mar 2008" scribbled on the title page, so it had been sitting on my shelf unread for over 10 years (I even found the Goodreads thread where I told a friend that I had just bought it at a discount). Finally crossing it off my ...
Blogs Don't Burn
Blogs Don't Burn rated it
4.0
This marks the second of Dickens’s novels that I have read of my own accord rather than by the dictates of a class curriculum, the first having been David Copperfield. I can recall that, when reading Copperfield, I understood better the criticism of sentimentality often levelled against Dickens. Ev...
Quite the Wondering Selection
Quite the Wondering Selection rated it
3.0 Great Expectations
A book that threw in more twists than I expected. Of course we all believe Pip's benefactor to be the rich, old lady. Then we think he will eventually get over Estella and marry Biddie. Another twist.
La Mala *the mean girl*
La Mala *the mean girl* rated it
5.0 Great Expectations
Reseña pendiente. No sé si es tanta la fascinación por la trama en sí (Pip es casi una Cenicienta a quien un hada anónima le promete un futuro de grandes esperanzas) como por cada personaje en particular. Desde el herrero Joe Gargery, pasando por el lúgubre abogado Jagger (que se lleva "la oficina a...
It's a Books World
It's a Books World rated it
3.5 Review: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Summary: In what may be Dickens's best novel, humble, orphaned Pip is apprenticed to the dirty work of the forge but dares to dream of becoming a gentleman — and one day, under sudden and enigmatic circumstances, he finds himself in possession of "great expectations." In this gripping tale of crime ...
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