by Charles Dickens
Publisher: S.H. Goetzel 1863
Number of pages: 382
Humbled, orphaned Pip is apprenticed to the dirty work of the forge but dares to dream of becoming a gentleman - and one day he finds himself in possession of great expectations. One of Dickens's finest novels, this is a gripping tale of crime and guilt, revenge and reward.
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