Great Expectations (1861)

Great Expectations (1861)

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Charles Dickens By CharlesDickens Completed

On Christmas Eve, around 1812, Pip, an orphan who is about six years old, encounters an escaped convict in the village churchyard while visiting the graves of his mother, father, and siblings. The convict scares Pip into stealing food and a file to grind away his shackles, from the home he shares with his abusive older sister and her kind, passive husband Joe Gargery, a blacksmith. The next day, soldiers recapture the convict while he is engaged in a fight with another convict; the two are returned to the prison ships from which they escaped...

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CutieStar36 CutieStar36 Sep 02, 2017
Thank you for this at least I won't have to strain my eyes reading a PDF version of this on my laptop 💗
user63206154 user63206154 a day ago
I gotta read this and the book "mister pip" by lloyd jones 😭😭
nerdalertATD nerdalertATD Aug 28, 2017
Who else is scrolling through the comments to figure out what he meant
Ipromiseitsnotaphase Ipromiseitsnotaphase Aug 25, 2017
Aw, I loved this book when I read it in the 5th grade. It was really good.
He tilted me again until our nose rubbed against each other-
“darn me if I couldn't eat them (Pip's cheeks) and if I don't have half a mind to even think about it”