Charles Dickens: Great Expectations - an audio guide

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‘you are to understand, Mr. Pip, that the name of the person who is your liberal benefactor remains a profound secret...’

Young Pip lives with his sister and her husband the blacksmith, with few prospects for advancement until a mysterious benefaction takes him from the Kent marshes to London. Pip is haunted by figures from his past - the escaped convict Magwitch, the time-withered Miss Havisham and her proud and beautiful ward, Estella - and in time uncovers not just the origins of his great expectations but the mystery of his own heart.

Click on the links to use this audio-guide by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst of Magdalen College, Oxford, and explore aspects of the novel before you read, as you read, or after you finish the book.

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Introducing Great Expectations

Confronting the world

The Final Chapter and Beyond

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