Born in 1812, Charles Dickens' childhood was unsettled and his learning, unsteady. As a youngster, he had to undertake a number of humiliatingly menial jobs before he built up a career as a journalist. With Pickwick Papers he rose to fame and success. The years to follow witnessed a prolific output of his successful writings. His life and career were amazingly eventful and after a frenzied life of fifty-eight years, he died in 1870.
This is young Pip's story. The story of his yearning to excel, to be loved. The story of his ineptitude and discontentment. In his journey through the various stages of his great expectations, he makes discoveries of human values. The touching, first-person narrative makes the story all the more appealing