Great expectations [electronic resource] / Charles Dickens. - SHERLOC
Great expectations [electronic resource] / Charles Dickens.
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[Place of publication not identified] : Duke Classics, c2012.
9781620116616 (electronic bk.)
1620116618 (electronic bk.)
1 online resource.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Ex-convicts -- Fiction.
Benefactors -- Fiction.
Young men -- Fiction.
Revenge -- Fiction.
Orphans -- Fiction.
England -- Fiction.
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Pip is content with his simple life until a bitter gentlewoman employs him as a sometime companion to herself and her adopted daughter. Pip then aspires to become a gentleman himself, though his dreams are unrealistic until the day he mysteriously comes into a fortune and is sent to London to become refined. The story follows Pip's journey into adulthood and emotional maturity and understanding.