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About This Book
A young orphan boy, Pip, is preparing to become a blacksmith in rural England.
Suddenly, a lawyer informs him that he is to be treated like a gentleman because he has “great expectations."
What does the lawyer mean? Will Pip come into a vast fortune one day? Will his new status enable him to marry the beautiful Estella, with whom he instantly falls in love? And who is his secret benefactor? Will Pip’s prospects finally bring him happiness—or misery?
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