Great Expectations, Vol. 1 of 3

Reading ➶ Great Expectations, Vol. 1 of 3  Author Charles Dickens – Johndore.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 362 pages
  • Great Expectations, Vol. 1 of 3
  • Charles Dickens
  • 11 October 2017
  • 9780483409033

About the Author: Charles Dickens

George Orwell and G K Chesterton for its realism, comedy, prose style, unique characterisations, and social criticism On the other hand, Oscar Wilde, Henry James, and Virginia Woolf complained of a lack of psychological depth, loose writing, and a vein of saccharine sentimentalism The term Dickensian is used to describe something that is reminiscent of Dickens and his writings, such as poor social conditions or comically repulsive characters.On 8 June 1870, Dickens suffered another stroke at his home after a full day s work on Edwin Drood. He never regained consciousness, and the next day he died at Gad s Hill Place Contrary to his wish to be buried at Rochester Cathedral in an inexpensive, unostentatious, and strictly private manner, he was laid to rest in the Poets Corner of Westminster Abbey A printed epitaph circulated at the time of the funeral reads To the Memory of Charles Dickens England s most popular author who died at his residence, Higham, near Rochester, Kent, 9 June 1870, aged 58 years He was a sympathiser with the poor, the suffering, and the oppressed and by his death, one of England s greatest writers is lost to the world His last words were On the ground , in response to his sister in law Georgina s request that he lie down from Wikipedia


Great Expectations, Vol. 1 of 3 Excerpt From Great Expectations, Vol 1 Of 3Hold Your Noise Cried A Terrible Voice, As A Man Started Up From Among The Graves At The Side Of The Church Porch Keep Still, You Little Devil, Or I Ll Cut Your Throat About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.

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10 thoughts on “Great Expectations, Vol. 1 of 3

  1. Malcolm Ainsworth says:

    Useful reading for Chinese learnersHelpful in helping me speed up my reading and refreshing vocabulary that I was on the verge of forgetting Lots of vocabulary is repeated so that really helps it sink in Looking forward to titles coming out

  2. Brandon Cook says:

    An excellent upper elementary preintermediate level reader Would absolutely recommend to anyone who has knowledge of 300 500 characters and wants to improve their reading.

  3. Nathan says:

    Starts slow but gets good by the end I can t wait to read book 2

  4. Angela Kim says:

    , Great Expectations .

  5. Kenny says:

    Boring at times, but so much to learn from this One of Dickens best.

  6. Arax Miltiadous says:

    paradiso perduto.

  7. Dana Pencu says:

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  8. Kurtamyd says:

    I had to read this book once in high school and once in college That was enough misery for me.