Great Expectations

by Charles Dickens

Great Expectations

“Great Expectations” is a novel written by Charles Dickens and first published in 1861. The novel is a powerful exploration of the theme of personal growth and the search for identity set against the backdrop of 19th-century England. The story follows the life of Pip, an orphan who is given the opportunity to rise above his humble beginnings and fulfill his “great expectations” of wealth and success. As Pip navigates the complexities of society and the pitfalls of his own ambition, he learns the true meaning of love, friendship, and the importance of staying true to oneself. Through its memorable characters, vivid descriptions, and powerful storytelling, “Great Expectations” remains one of Dickens’ most widely read and beloved works and continues to captivate audiences with its timeless themes and powerful commentary on the human condition.

Great Expectations came in on fourth place when BBC named ”The 100 greatest British novels” in 2015.


ISBN: 9789175710471
Language: English
Format: ePub
Author: Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens was an English novelist, journalist, and social commentator who lived from 1812 to 1870. Born in Portsmouth, England, Dickens is widely regarded as one of the greatest writers of the Victorian era and is best known for …