Fortune, misfortune. Pip is an orphan, alone in the world. Then his path crosses with that of an escaped convict, & his life is never the same again. From te decaying mansion of Miss Havisham & her cold, beautiful ward, Estella, to a new world of unexpected wealth, Pip must struggle to find his way. Mysterious forces are at work, shaping his lif ein a conspiracy of love, fear, fate, & chance. Pip knows the kind of life he was meant to lead. What he doesn't know is whether life will lead him in an altogether different - & startling - drection.