Great Expectations
Great Expectations - a novel by Charles Dickens, an English writer who is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.
On Christmas Eve, Pip, an orphan about seven years old, is visiting the graves of his parents and siblings in the village churchyard, where he unexpectedly encounters an escaped prisoner. The convict scares Pip into stealing food and tools from Pip's hot-tempered elder sister and her amiable husband, Joe Gargery, a blacksmith, who have taken the orphan in.
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