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Title: Great Expectations
Author: Charles Dickens
ISBN: 978-0-19-545547-2
Genre: Classics, Romance
Level: 3
Module: Getting along with others
Teenage life
Cultures of the world
Social issues

Pip is an orphan whose life is changed by two strange meetings. As a child, he meets an escaped prisoner, a frightening man who makes Pip bring him food and a tool to cut his chains.

A few years later, the strange Miss Havisham introduces Pip to a beautiful but cruel girl called Estella. Miss Havisham and Estella are rich and proud, and Pip is ashamed of his poor home and rough ways. He dreams of becoming a gentleman so that he can win Estella's heart.

Years later, it seems that Pip's dreams have come true. An unknown person is going to give him a fortune, so that he can be a gentleman. But who is this mysterious person? When he finds out, Pip's troubles are only just beginning ...

Charles Dickens was a very popular writer who lived in England in the time of Queen Victoria. Many of his stories are about children, and the hard lives of poor people in those days.

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