“I must be taken as I have been made. The success is not mine, the failure is not mine, but the two together make me.”
Pack with curious and fascinating characters, enchanting and dangerous places, and situation that are at once exhilarating and horrifying, Great Expectations is a literary gem. Set in England’s 19th century, Pip, and orphan boy, has a life-changing encounter one day on the moors when he helps an escaped convict named Magwitch by getting him food and a file for his leg irons.
From this one act of kindness, Pip starts on a journey to manhood that is full of twists and turns. Ultimately, Pip learns some important lessons about love, forgiveness and redemption.
Adapted by Gale Childs Daly
From the book by Charles Dickens