Great Expectations

Great Expectations

(Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Written by:
Illustrated by: Richard Sala
Introduction by: Francine Prose

  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780143106272
  • 480 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult


A graphic deluxe edition to mark the 150th anniversary of Dickens’s most well-loved novel 

A terrifying encounter with an escaped convict in a graveyard on the wild Kent marshes; a summons to meet the bitter, decaying Miss Havisham and her beautiful, cold-hearted ward Estella; the sudden generosity of a mysterious benefactor-these form a series of events that change the orphan Pip’s life forever, as he eagerly abandons his humble origins to begin a new life as a gentleman. Dickens’s haunting novel depicts Pip’s education and development through adversity as he discovers the true nature of his great expectations. Published nine years before Dickens’s death, it remains one of his most celebrated works.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Written by: Charles Dickens, Illustrated by: Richard Sala, Introduction by: Francine Prose


"No story in the first person was ever better told."