Great Expectations by Charles Dickens is the experiences of the orphan Pip. He tells the story of his life, the experiences from the time he is a boy till he grows into a young man. It is a profound story of tragedy and great triumph and offers the reader, a glimpse into the city of London and how people lived at that time.
Great Expectations is also the gripping adventure of Pip who, like any young person today, hopes to make something of his life. With insight and honesty, Charles Dickens captures the struggles of a boy’s journey into manhood, his successes and failures and the beauty and ugliness of human nature.