Great Expectations, recognized as Charles Dickens' finest novel, is told by Pip, an orphan who lives with his sister and her husband, the village blacksmith. As Pip seeks to improve his station in life, he encounters Dickens' most magnificent cast of characters including Miss Havisham, Estella, and the convict Magwitch. Savor the story of Pip and his mysterious benefactor in this outstanding reading by Martin Jarvis, named Reader of the Year by the British Spoken Word Publishers Association. A Cover to Cover Unabridged Classic. 10 cassettes.
An absorbing mystery as well as a morality tale, the story of Pip, a poor village lad, and his expectations of wealth is Dickens at his most deliciously readable. The cast of characters includes kindly Joe Gargery, the loyal convict Abel Magwitch and the haunting Miss Havisham. If you have heartstrings, count on them being tugged.