Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Summary

Great Expectations is one of the best-loved stories of all time, reissued in Puffin Classics, bringing classic literature to each new generation.

As a small boy at Joe Gargery's forge, Pip meets two people who will affect his whole life - an escaped convict he is forced to help, and the eccentric Miss Haversham, whose beautiful, cold-hearted ward Estella young Pip adores. But when a secret benefactor pays for him to go to London to become a gentleman, Pip never dreams he will meet the dreadful Magwitch again, nor just how wrong his expectations are.

Lightly abridged for Puffin Classics.
Also abridged for Puffin Classics:
A Tale of Two Cities
David Copperfield

Reviews

  • The Puffin Classics series is a perfect marriage of the old and the new. Enjoy some of the best books from the past and find out why and how they inspired some of the best writers of the present
    Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading4kids

About the author

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens (1812-70) is one of the most recognized celebrities of English literature. His many books include Oliver Twist, Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol.
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