Great Expectations is set among marshes in Kent and in London in the early to mid-1800s. The novel depicts the personal development of Philip Pirrip, an orphan nicknamed Pip. It has a cast of other characters who have entered popular culture: the bitter and excentric Miss Havisham, the beautiful Estella, the generous blacksmith Joe Gargery and Abel Magwitch, the very human convict.
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