Manga Classics Great Expectations - Crystal S. Chan (Paperback)

Description

Manga Classics: Great Expectations Softcover.

Product Details

Barcode
9781927925317
Department
Books
Released
1 Mar 2015
Supply Source
UK

Book

Annotation

Presents a graphic adaptation of the classic novel in which a mysterious benefactor enables Pip, a young orphaned boy, to rise in Victorian society, being educated as a gentleman, while snobbishly neglecting his childhood friends.

Summary

This is the story of an English orphan named Pip who rises to wealth, deserts his true friends, and becomes humbled by his own arrogance. It also introduces one of the more colorful characters in literature: Miss Havisham. Dickens set Great Expectations during the time that England was becoming a wealthy world power. Machines were making factories more productive, yet people lived in awful conditions.

Fiction

General Subject
Graphic Novels
BISAC Subject 1
Comics & Graphic Novels / Manga / General
BISAC Subject 2
Comics & Graphic Novels / Manga / Historical Fiction
Dewey Classification
741

Author Bio

Dickens: - Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.