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life of Pip,
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Rezension bezieht sich auf: Great Expectations (Penguin Popular Classics) (Taschenbuch)The story is centered around an orphan boy named "Pip". Miss Havisham is the woman who looks after and takes care of Pip. One day Pip is at the gravesite of his parents and the convict, Magwitch, asks him to help him out. Pip does help the convict out not knowing what Magwitch will do for him in the future.
One day at Miss Havisham's house Pip meets Estella. He falls in love with her but she does not return the feelings. In fact she is cruel and
plays with Pip's emotions. Despite the way he is treated by Estella, Pip never gives up on on trying to win her over.
Later on, Pip is told that he has come into a great fortune from an anynomous benefactor. After he comes into all of this money he goes to
London, England to study and become a gentleman. While he is in England he becomes somewhat "stuck up". He treats his old friends
like they are not as important as his new friends.
While in England he finds out that Estella has married a man who he cannot stand. He also meets up with the convict, Magwitch.
Magwitch tells Pip how he is Estella's father and how he is the secret benefactor to his new found wealth. In gratitude, Pip tries to help
Magwitch escape from England, but while escaping the police catch them and arrest Magwitch and put him to death, while Pip's money is taken away from him.
Pip goes back to Miss havisham's house and becomes friends with his old friends again. He also meets up with Estella there...
This book is well written in the way that everyone can relate to the subjects in some way.
I really enjoyed reading this piece.