Pip's life as an ordinary country boy is destined to be unexceptional until a chain of mysterious events lead him away from his humble origins and up the social ladder. His desire to improve himself is matched only by his longing for the icy-hearted Estella, but secrets from the past impede his progress and he has many hard lessons to learn.
This book is part of a book series called The Graphic Novels Series .
. This book is part of a HiLo reading scheme, combining high interest relative to the required reading skill.
There are 96 pages in this book. This is a comic book. This book was published 2013 by ReadZone Books Limited .
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was an English writer and social critic who is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period.
This book contains the following story:
Raised by his brother and sister in law in humble circumstances, Pip aspires to a better life. When a mysterious benefactor provides the funds Pip sets off to the city to become a gentleman. However, the money cannot secure for him the girl he loves, and over time Pip realises that happiness must be found in the things he gave up in pursuit of a more sophisticated life.
This book has been nominated for the following award:
Bbc Book Awards
This book was recognised in the Big Read Top 100 category by the Bbc Book Awards.