Great Expectations

by Charles Dickens | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1417739088 Global Overview for this book
Registered by winglmn60wing of Spotswood, Victoria Australia on 1/27/2007
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Journal Entry 1 by winglmn60wing from Spotswood, Victoria Australia on Saturday, January 27, 2007
A copy of this classic to head out into the world! Hopefully another reader will find and enjoy this great work.

Book Description...
'Great Expectations charts the progress of Pip from childhood through often painful experiences to adulthood, as he moves from the Kent marshes to busy, commercial London, encountering a variety of extraordinary characters ranging from Magwitch, the escaped convict, to Miss Havisham, locked up with her unhappy past and living with her ward, the arrogant, beautiful Estella. In this compelling story, Dickens shows the dangers of being driven by a desire for wealth and social
status. Pip must establish his own sense of self against the plans which others seem to have for him, and thus discover a firm set of values and priorities. Whether such values will allow one to prosper in the complex world of early Victorian England is, however, the major question posed by Great Expectations, one of Dickens's most fascinating and disturbing novels.'

Journal Entry 2 by winglmn60wing from Spotswood, Victoria Australia on Wednesday, January 31, 2007
Sending to kkitten as an 'optional extra' wishlist book with her other RABCK. Surprise!

Journal Entry 3 by rem_TAG-627428 on Monday, February 12, 2007
I just recieved this in the mail I'll come back and report as soon as I've read it.

Journal Entry 4 by rem_TAG-627428 on Monday, March 12, 2007
I struggled with this book, I must confess I didnt finish it, I feel that life is too short to struggle through books... I'm setting it freeeee...

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