Synopses & Reviews
Published in 1860, Great Expectations is perhaps the most compelling coming-of-age story in the language, telling the tale of the forsaken Pip as he makes his way through a London crowded with unforgettable characters: the convict Magwitch, the mysterious Miss Havisham and her ward, the arrogant, beautiful Estella.
About the Author
is a novelist and poet whose work includes books for children and plays. His best-known books are Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
(1958) and The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
(1959) and his most recent novel is The Broken Chariot