A terrifying encounter with an escaped convict in a graveyard on the wild Kent marshes; a summons to meet the bitter, decaying Miss Havisham and her beautiful, cold-hearted ward Estella; the sudden generosity of a mysterious benefactor - these form a series of events that change the orphaned Pip's life forever, and he eagerly abandons his humble origins to begin a new life as a gentleman. Dickens' haunting late novel depicts Pip's education and development through adversity as he discovers the true nature of his 'great expectations'.
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Book Description G E Fabbri, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: GOOD. Hardcover; English language; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; good condition; quarterbound faux-leather with brown spine, tan boards awith ornate gilt decor and titles; part of the 'Charles Dickens Collection' series of facsimiles of the original Chapman and Hall first editions. We have many of this set in stock all in good condition; please contact us for more information. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 11578col023