Review: Great Expectations

IMG_4966 Auteur: Charles Dickens
Titel: Great Expectations
Genre: Literatuur, classics
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 1861
ISBN: 9780192833594
Aantal bladzijden: 505
Gelezen: 16 – 26 februari

In what may be Dickens’s best novel, humble, orphaned Pip is apprenticed to the dirty work of the forge but dares to dream of becoming a gentleman — and one day, under sudden and enigmatic circumstances, he finds himself in possession of “great expectations.” In this gripping tale of crime and guilt, revenge and reward, the compelling characters include Magwitch, the fearful and fearsome convict; Estella, whose beauty is excelled only by her haughtiness; and the embittered Miss Havisham, an eccentric jilted bride.

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