“You are in every line I have ever read.” First published serially in Dickens' weekly periodical All Year Round, Great Expectations is the thirteenth novel by Charles Dickens and is touted as one of his best works. Dickens' haunting novel depicts the humble orphan, Pip, who is taken to the Satis House by his Uncle Pemblechook. Enamoured by the eccentric Miss Havisham and her beautiful cold-hearted ward, Estella, Pip slowly begins to yearn to become a wealthy gentleman in order to be worthy of Estella. All this forms a series of events that changes Pip's life forever.At its heart, a bildungsroman, Great Expectations is a sweeping tale of love, guilt, redemption, and enigma.
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