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An unknown benefactor provides Philip Pirrip with the chance to escape his poor upbringing. Aspiring to be a gentleman, and encouraged by his expectations of wealth, he abandons his friends and moves to London. His expectations prove to be unfounded however, and he must return home penniless.
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An absorbing mystery as well as a morality tale, the story of Pip, a poor village lad, and his expectations of wealth is Dickens at his most deliciously readable. The cast of characters includes kindly Joe Gargery, the loyal convict Abel Magwitch and the haunting Miss Havisham. If you have heartstrings, count on them being tugged.Book Description:
Cambridge Literature is a series of literary texts edited for study by students aged 14-18 in English-speaking classrooms. It will include novels, poetry, short stories, essays, travel-writing and other non-fiction. The series will be extensive and open-ended and will provide school students with a range of edited texts taken from a wide geographical spread.
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Book Description Oxford Univ Pr (Sd), 1992. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0194226824
Book Description Oxford Univ Pr (Sd), 1992. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0194226824
Book Description Oxford Univ Pr (Sd), 1992. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # 0194226824