Great Expectations

· Estes and Lauriat
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One of the finest novels by iconic British author Charles Dickens, this Victorian tale follows the good-natured orphan Pip as he makes his way through life. As a boy, Pip crosses paths with a convict named Magwitch, a man who will heavily influence Pip’s adulthood. Meanwhile, the earnest young man falls for the beautiful Estella, the adoptive daughter of the affluent and eccentric Miss Havisham. Widely considered to be Dickens's last great book, the story is steeped in romance and features the writer's familiar themes of crime, punishment, and societal struggle.
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Atumpan the Talking Drums Edutainment
April 18, 2016
Great Expectations was one wave of hope and despair after another eloquently written and true to life of how we are often associated with the people who mean us the best intentions and how we should return the same intentions. Wonderful life lessons about happiness in life being what you yourself perceive. I wished for the main character, Pip, to have been regretful against the guy who attempted to ruin his life on several occasions, but I guess what goes around comes around.
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Gary Beach
April 13, 2013
I had not read any Dickens in probably 45 years. It was wonderfully refreshing to become reacquainted with his works. Overall, Google has done a wonderful job in creating this electronic copy. There are a few quirky words and spellings that appear erroneous, but I am delighted this book was available and expect to enjoy many more from Google's work.
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Kevin Smith
September 3, 2013
Interesting story of old England, but the short summary can give too much away. Descriptive in parts and builds slowly, but quite a good read overall. This Google scan is quite a poor digital translation...often omitting punctuation and mistaking b's for h's.
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