Great Expectations (Illustrated)


Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Top Five Books LLC
ISBN: 0978927087
Category: Fiction
Page: 572
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This Top Five Classics edition of Great Expectations Includes: • More than 30 b&w and color illustrations by Marcus Stone, F.A. Fraser, John McLenan, F.O.C. Darley, and others • Dickens’s original ending, included as an addendum at the end of the book • A helpful introduction, author bio, and bibliography Great Expectations is Charles Dickens’s beloved, autobiographical tale of a poor boy haunted by a dark secret and harboring grand hopes for his future as a gentleman. Pip, the story’s narrator, takes us through his early life—from his brush with an escaped convict on the marshes of southeast England to his exposure to genteel society through the warped old Miss Havisham and her icy protégé, the alluring young Estella. Apprenticed to the blacksmith, the tender-hearted Joe, Pip’s fortunes change dramatically thanks to a mysterious benefactor, and he must figure out what is real and what is false as he navigates his new world, while never quite escaping his old. Considered by many to be Dickens’s greatest work, Great Expectations will transport you, move you, and stay with you forever. Beautifully yet simply formatted, carefully edited, and featuring more than 30 illustrations from the artists who realized the first serialized chapters and many of the early book editions of Great Expectations, this is the definitive digital version of the Dickens classic.

Great Expectations. Illustrated edition


Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Мультимедийное издательство Стрельбицкого
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
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"Great Expectations," Dickens "Great Expectations" - this is a book about a man, love, unexpected life turns, revenge and anger, about unjustified hopes and unfulfilled dreams. This is an interesting story about the difficult life of the protagonist Pip, who, as an honest and unselfish person, does not find a place in "secular society", and money can not make him happy. Initially, Dickens wanted to finish the novel tragically, but, in spite of everything, did not dare to finish "Great Expectations" with their complete collapse.

Great Expectations Illustrated Reader - Level 4 / B1 - B2


Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9789604134229
Category:
Page: 64
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A series of classic stories for learners of English. The stories have been written by specialist ELT authors to ensure that the level of the language is carefully graded to match the language ability of the learners. Each title offers: A two-page spread of a beautifully illustrated scene of each chapter followed by another two pages with the story of the chapter. Carefully graded levels from Beginner to Advanced so that students get the right reading material for their ability. Pre-and post-reading exercises and suggested discussion topics. Biographical information on each author in the Teacher's Guide. An Audio CD with Audio recordings of the stories that help learners improve their understanding and fluency. Free Teacher's Guides with Activity Worksheets for each title with extra Background Information, Lesson Ideas, Photocopiable Activities, Teacher's Notes and Answer Keys.

Great Expectations


Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub
ISBN: 9781424005383
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 240
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Includes the unabridged text of Dicken's classic novel plus a complete study guide that features chapter-by-chapter summaries, explanations and discussions of the plot, question-and-answer sections, author biography, historical background, and more.

Great Expectations


Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publ
ISBN: 9781602918122
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 88
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Timeless Classics--designed for the struggling reader and adapted to retain the integrity of the original classic. These classics will grab a student's attention from the first page. Included are eight pages of end-of-book activities to enhance the reading experience.Pip is headed for an apprenticeship at the blacksmith's forge. Then an anonymous donor appears, and sends Pip to London to live as a gentleman. Pip is sure he knows the identity of his secret benefactor. He couldn't be more surprised when he finds that he's been mistaken all along.

Great Eastern Land


Author: D. J. Taylor
Publisher: Boxtree
ISBN: 1743545703
Category:
Page: 208
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Between walking by the river and imbibing tasteless liquor at Dr Feelgood’s, a mice-infested emporium presided over by the dubious Mousookseem, David Castell is compiling his Notebooks. Though thwarted by Caro, who runs the house, buys the ink, and sullenly disapproves of his master’s activities, David perseveres, believing the past to be ‘an infinitely more agreeable subject for speculation than the future’. David’s notebooks glide between past and present, juxtaposing a number of settings: Oxford, where drunken eccentrics try to steer clear of sinister dons; East Anglia, where myth and legend are flourishing between the wide expanse of sky and field; and another, distant Eastern Land where oranges rot in the sun and the generator hums when Caro, idle or vengeful by turns, chooses to turn it on. All this is comic grist to the author’s mill. Through the musings of its erudite and pig-headed narrator, the novel becomes a cunning debate about the various ways – duped by our own imaginations – we take liberties with history, throwing artful, sidelong glances at the metaphysics of fiction, but not so as you would notice. As past and present collide – in unexpected ways – so the debate continues, as elusive as it is entertaining.

Charles Dickens's Great Expectations

A Cultural Life, 1860-2012
Author: Mary Hammond
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 147240551X
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 312
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Great Expectations has had a long, active and sometimes surprising life since its first serialized appearance in All the Year Round between 1 December 1860 and 3 August 1861. In this new publishing and reception history, Mary Hammond demonstrates that while Dickens’s thirteenth novel can tell us a great deal about the dynamic mid-Victorian moment into which it was born, its afterlife beyond the nineteenth-century Anglophone world reveals the full extent of its versatility. Re-assessing generations of Dickens scholarship and using newly discovered archival material, Hammond covers the formative history of Great Expectations' early years, analyses the extent and significance of its global reach, and explores the ways in which it has functioned as literature and stage, TV, film and radio drama from its first appearance to the latest film version of 2012. Appendices include contemporary reviews and comprehensive bibliographies of adaptations and translations. The book is a rich resource for scholars and students of Dickens; of comparative literature; and of publishing, readership, and media history.

David Copperfield

Om Illustrated Classics
Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Om Books International
ISBN: 938160777X
Category:
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The Illustrated Book of Knights


Author: Jack Coggins
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486121429
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 112
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A celebration of all things chivalrous, this fascinating book features 127 colorful pictures of heroic knights, plus captivating true tales of Richard the Lionheart and the legends of Camelot.

Great Expectations

America and the Baby Boom Generation
Author: Landon Y. Jones
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780345334022
Category: History
Page: 453
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Examines the baby-boom generation whose great expectations helped transform American society

Great Expectations

The Sons and Daughters of Charles Dickens
Author: Robert Gottlieb
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1466827769
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 256
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The strange and varied lives of the ten children of the world's most beloved novelist Charles Dickens, famous for the indelible child characters he created—from Little Nell to Oliver Twist and David Copperfield—was also the father of ten children (and a possible eleventh). What happened to those children is the fascinating subject of Robert Gottlieb's Great Expectations. With sympathy and understanding he narrates the highly various and surprising stories of each of Dickens's sons and daughters, from Kate, who became a successful artist, to Frank, who died in Moline, Illinois, after serving a grim stretch in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Each of these lives is fascinating on its own. Together they comprise a unique window on Victorian England as well as a moving and disturbing study of Dickens as a father and as a man.

Sketches by Boz

Illustrative of Every-day Life, and Every-day People : the Second Series : Complete in One Volume
Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: London (England)
Page: 377
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A Tale of Two Cities + Great Expectations (2 Unabridged Classics)


Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: e-artnow sro
ISBN: 8026804198
Category: England
Page: 855
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This carefully crafted ebook: “A Tale of Two Cities + Great Expectations (2 Unabridged Classics)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations are two much-loved novels by Charles Dickens. Tale of Two Cities is a novel set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. The main characters — Doctor Alexandre Manette, Charles Darnay, and Sydney Carton — are all recalled to life, or resurrected, in different ways as turmoil erupts. Great Expectations centers around a poor young man by the name of Pip, who is given the chance to make himself a gentleman by a mysterious benefactor. Great Expectations offers a fascinating view of the differences between classes during the Victorian era, as well as a great sense of comedy and pathos. Charles John Huffam Dickens ( 1812 – 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's most memorable fictional characters and is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. During his life, his works enjoyed unprecedented fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was broadly acknowledged by critics and scholars. His novels and short stories continue to be widely popular.

A Great Expectations in Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography


Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
ISBN: 1621073513
Category: Reference
Page: 460
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Great Expectations is epic! Hundreds of pages, dozens of characters and settings--it's easy to lose track of things. Let BookCaps help with this comprehensive annotated study guide that is complete with character profiles (with pronunciations for names harder to pronounce), chapter summaries, analysis of themes, historical context, and much more! This annotated edition includes the original book with a comprehensive study guide and biography about the life and times of Charles Dickens. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

Faulks on Fiction (Includes 4 FREE Vintage Classics): Great British Characters and the Secret Life of the Novel


Author: Sebastian Faulks
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446416259
Category: History
Page: 400
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The publication of Robinson Crusoe in London in 1719 marked the arrival of a revolutionary art form: the novel. British writers were prominent in shaping the new type of storytelling - one which reflected the experiences of ordinary people, with characters in whom readers could find not only an escape, but a deeper understanding of their own lives. But the novel was more than just a reflection of British life. As Sebastian Faulks explains in this engaging literary and social history, it also helped invent the British. By focusing not on writers but on the people they gave us, Faulks not only celebrates the recently neglected act of novelistic creation but shows how the most enduring fictional characters over the centuries have helped map the British psyche - through heroes from Tom Jones to Sherlock Holmes, lovers from Mr Darcy to Lady Chatterley, villains from Fagin to Barbara Covett and snobs from Emma Woodhouse to James Bond. Also included in this fantastic ebook package are four free classic novels: Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe: The legendary story of a marine adventurer shipwrecked on a desert island. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen: Accomplished Elizabeth Bennett must navigate a web of familial obligations and social expectations in this witty drama of friendship, rivalry, enmity and love. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens: Pip's life as an ordinary country boy is destined to be unexceptional until a chain of mysterious events lead him away from his humble origins and up the social ladder. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins: Marian and her sister Laura live a quiet life under their uncle's guardianship until Laura marries Sir Percival Glyde, a man of many secrets. Can she be protected from a mysterious and potentially fatal plot?