Great Expectations, Charles Dickens
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Great Expectations

Narrator: Simon Vance

Unabridged: 17 hr 52 min

Format: Digital Audiobook Download

Published: 08/18/2008

Category: Fiction

Includes: Bonus Material Bonus Material Included


Considered by many to be Charles Dickens's finest novel, Great Expectations traces the growth of the book's narrator, the orphan Philip Pirrip (Pip), from a boy of shallow dreams to a man with depth of character. From its famous dramatic opening on the bleak Kentish marshes, the story abounds with some of Dickens's most memorable characters. Among them are the kindly blacksmith Joe Gargery, the mysterious convict Abel Magwitch, the eccentric Miss Havisham and her beautiful ward Estella, Pip's good-hearted roommate Herbert Pocket, and the pompous Pumblechook. As Pip unravels the truth behind his own "great expectations" in his quest to become a gentleman, the mysteries of the past and the convolutions of fate through a series of thrilling adventures serve to steer him toward maturity and his most important discovery of all—the truth about himself."Expertly narrated by Simon Vance, with a PDF copy of the book included on the first disc." ---Library Journal Starred Audio Review