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Great Expectations (Penguin Classics)

Great Expectations (Penguin Classics)
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Something to re-read over and over

7 years, 2 months ago at Dec 24 18:01
I absolutely adore this book. Dickens just has a way with his writing that draws you close and pulls you into the lives of the characters he writes. Read it out if you haven't already ... then next year, read it again.

One caveat is that it does take a while to get into the mood of the language his characters speak ... but then again, it is one of the most endearing parts of the boo... read more
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Manufacturer: Penguin Classics
Release date: 31 December 2002
ISBN-10 : 0141439564 | ISBN-13: 9780141439563
Fiction (5), Classic (3), Novel (3), Made Into A Film (2), Literature (2), Bildungsroman (1), British (1), Charles Dickens (1), English (1), Serialised (1), England (1), London (1), Own (1), Boat (1), River (1), Orphan (1), Graveyard (1), Made Into Film (1), Read For School (1)
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"Dolge Orlick. He works at Joe's forge, he is rude, crude, and spends his time ogling Biddy from afar. He also happens to be dangerous as after a fight with Pip's older sister he tries to kill her by hitting her in the back of the head with a pair of rusty manacles. She survives only to become a drooling, non-sensible vegetable. "


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Something to re-read over and over

“I absolutely adore this book. Dickens just has a way with his writing that draws you close and pulls you into the lives of the characters he writes. Read it out if you haven't already ... then next year, read it again.

One caveat is that it does take a while to get into the mood of the language his characters speak ... but then again, it is one of the most endearing parts of the book. Enjoy.” read more

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