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"Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens
“Great Expectations is not just a story of big dreams and dramatic setbacks, but essentially, as Chesterton put it, of big hesitations.
Pip, a frightened orphan boy, has a terrifying encounter with an escaped prisoner for whom he is forced to procure groceries and a file. Soon after, he is summoned to the gloomy mansion of a rich and reclusive lady as a playmate for a dry, beautiful and haughty girl. There, the orphan learns, for the first time, that his hands are coarse and his boots are too thick.
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Dickens, Charles (1812-1870)
Great Expectations / Charles Dickens; translation, prologue and notes by José Méndez Herrera. — Madrid: M. Aguilar, 1945 (Imp. Heroes). — 875 p.; 12cm — (Crucible Collection; 130).
PR 4560 .A67 1945