Great Expectations by Charles Dickens has become one of the most widely read and influential books ever written. Published in hundreds of editions and translated into virtually every modern language, it has not been out of print since 1860.
The classic novel has emerged over time as one of Dickens’ greatest testaments to individualism, and the value, power, and beauty of the unchained self.
CHARLES DICKENS (1812-1870), one of the greatest authors of the Victorian Period, transformed the art of fiction. Author of numerous novels and short stories, including Great Expectations, A Tale Of Two Cities, David Copperfield, and Bleak House, he is considered to be a literary colossus, and a central figure in the development of the modern novel.