Great expectations

Great expectations

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by Charles Dickens
     
 

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Dickens originally intended Great Expectations to be twice as long, but constraints imposed by the management of All the Year Round limited the novel's length. The novel is collected and dense, with a conciseness unusual for Dickens. According to G. K. Chesterton, Dickens penned Great Expectations in "the afternoon of [his] life and fame." It was the penultimate novel…  See more details below

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Dickens originally intended Great Expectations to be twice as long, but constraints imposed by the management of All the Year Round limited the novel's length. The novel is collected and dense, with a conciseness unusual for Dickens. According to G. K. Chesterton, Dickens penned Great Expectations in "the afternoon of [his] life and fame." It was the penultimate novel Dickens completed, preceding Our Mutual Friend.

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ISBN-13:
2940018684602
Publisher:
London : Chapman and Hall, 193 Piccadilly
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
402 KB

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