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Great Expectations (Revised)
Great Expectations (Revised) | Charles Dickens
'"Great Expectations" is up there for me with the world's greatest novels' Howard Jacobson Charles Dickens's "Great Expectations" charts the course of orphan Pip Pirrip's life as it is transformed by a vast, mysterious inheritance.A terrifying encounter with the escaped convict Abel Magwitch in a graveyard on the wild Kent marshes; a summons to meet the bitter, decrepit Miss Havisham and her beautiful, cold-hearted ward Estella at Satis House; the sudden generosity of a mysterious benefactor - these form a series of events that change the orphaned Pip's life forever, and he eagerly abandons his humble station as an apprentice to blacksmith Joe Gargery, beginning a new life as a gentleman. Charles Dickens's haunting late novel depicts Pip's education and development through adversity as he discovers the true nature of his identity, and his 'great expectations'. This definitive version uses the text from the first published edition of 1861. It includes a map of Kent in the early nineteenth century, and appendices on Dickens's original ending and his working notes, giving readers an illuminating glimpse into the mind of a great novelist at work. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-datetranslations by award-winning translators."
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BooknerdsLife
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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Happy Weekend!
A late Happy 4th of July to all my American Litsy friends here🤗❤️ And Happy Birthday to my mom who turned 82! July is the busiest month for me, besides my own birthday, it's also most of my family members birthday as well so many celebration & preparations! For me, all I want is book& more books!📚 But sadly none of them are readers so I have no idea what to get them!🙈
Heres late #ColorMePretty #RedWhiteAndBlue
#booknerd #bookworm

BooknerdsLife I highly recommend the tagged book if you haven't read yet! (edited) 2w
Lady_Tigana_20 Happy birthday to your mom! 2w
rretzler Happy birthday to your mom. My mom will be 82 this year as well. 2w
BooknerdsLife @Lady_Tigana_20 Awww Thank you so much 💕☺️ 2w
BooknerdsLife @rretzler Aww what are the chances!😃👏🏼 Thank you so much 🙏🏼💖💕 And Happy 82nd Birthday to your mom too 🎉🎉🎂🎀 2w
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xicanti
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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Friends! It‘s my birthday! I ate the world‘s best burger for lunch (at Nick‘s Inn in Headingly. If you can go, do; they‘ve got vegan stuff now, too), watched culinary documentaries, and hung out with awesome people.

I also got two literary presents: a great, conversational cookbook from the 70s and a can of Miss Havisham Regrets from Stone Angel Brewing Co. It‘s a bitter, of course. I‘ll drink it in a couple days and report back.

GrilledCheeseSamurai Happy Birthday! 🎈❤️🎈 3w
kezzlou85 Happy Birthday 🎉🎊 3w
Mimi28 Happy Birthday!!🎁🎂🎉🎈🎊 3w
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twohectobooks Happy birthday! 3w
Bradleygirl Happy happy birthday 3w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Happy Birthday 🎂🎉🎊🎁🎈 3w
youneverarrived Happy Birthday! 🍺🍺 3w
UwannaPublishme Cheers to you! Have a wonderful birthday! 🤗🎁🎂🎉 3w
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Mitch
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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Clutterbucks_Queen
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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Love shopping for books 😍
Copy published 1965

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Karisa
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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#FriYayIntro @howjessreads

1. Great Expectations 💗
2. Black/white (that makes me sound like a prisoner🤔)
3. Good Omens 😈😇 | When They See Us 😥🤬
4. Time Lords ♥️♥️

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Jazinator
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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Book #30: Great Expectations was one of Dickens' last novels, and by far one of his best. The novel follows Pip, a street orphan, as he is saved by a convict and eventually grows up to find love. While reading through the story it can be a bit slow at times but overall the story is well written and easy to follow. This book, along with most...

http://dinojim.blogspot.com/2004/06/the-306-greatest-books-30-great.html

#100greatestbooks

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squirrelbrain
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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#dontletmedown as I have #greatexpectations of you....

I had great expectations of this challenge and you certainly didn‘t let me down, Sherri - it‘s been such fun!

😘

Eggs Thanks for joining in each day! Glad you enjoyed it🤗👏🏻💗 Loved your posts❣️ 2mo
Eggs Also that book cover is amazing 2mo
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Lwsmith
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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Doctor says I have to stay still and keep my foot up. Well darn...whatever shall I do with my time? 🤔 (Pic doesn‘t show cup of coffee or snuggly pup. 😊)

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EmilieGR
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I don‘t know why they assign this book to high school students- most unlikable of Dickens characters

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LiterRohde
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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“[I]s or is not, that‘s the way things are. The colour of the day. The way it felt to be a child. The saltwater on your sunburnt legs. Sometimes the water is yellow, sometimes it‘s red. But what colour it may be in memory, depends on the day. I‘m not going to tell you the story the way it happened. I‘m going to tell it the way I remember it.”

#StarTrekSummerMay | 6: #Clues

📷: Made with Typorama

Megabooks Really interesting choice of quote! I like it. I had to think about it. 👍🏻🖖🏻 3mo
LiterRohde I had to look up the episode because clues wasn‘t doing it for me. So I went with memory and how it‘s not as permanent as we think. There‘s reality and then there‘s memory. (edited) 3mo
LiterRohde The way I understand the episode (I‘m afraid I‘ve never seen it 😱) is that Data was the one who understood the full reality of the situation and in the end, told the story the way he wanted the rest of the crew to remember it, not the way it really happened. 3mo
Megabooks @LiterRohde Well, Picard ordered Data to keep the encounter with the aliens secret, but there were too many clues that showed that instead of passing quickly through a wormhole, they had a longer encounter. So they had to redo the mind/time erase. In short. 😉 3mo
LiterRohde @Megabooks Ok. So not the way he WANTED to tell it, but the way he was ORDERED to tell he. He knew the reality of the wormhole and isolationist civilization and the rest of the crew did not. They lived with a memory or story that was not reality. Anyway, I‘m overthinking things and this episode sounds quite trippy. And I need to do some work instead of trying to make sure my quote fits. It‘s all that pressure from that “words of wisdom” stuff. 🤣 3mo
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abandonedonearth
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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Pickpick

My favourite novel, which I have read many times. It has a bit of everything: coming of age, mystery, intrigue, deception, humour, tragedy, unrequited love, romance, crime... A true masterpiece of 19th-century writing.

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TheBookKeepers
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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1. Quitting my job 😛
2. Working at JCP with @kellyann28
3. Great expectations, couldn‘t get into the old English narrative. I may pick it up again at a later date when I can focus better.
4. The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter
5. @Tamra @AmyG @ConfessionofaBookaholic

kellyann28 Awww. Good ol' JCP! 4mo
ShyBookOwl Love The Good Daughter! 4mo
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jmtrivera
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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And for part 2 of #ShelfieSunday, this is what I've been working on today - organizing books now that I have a new shelf for them! It will be a busy week.

mcipher I love these colors!! 4mo
Merethebookgal Such gorgeous books! 😍 4mo
jmtrivera @mcipher @Merethebookgal Aren't they pretty? Husband spoils me. He not only gave them to me, but he also took this photo for me - specifically so I could put it on Litsy! 😄 4mo
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marie3blue
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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I saw this quote on FB and had to share. I read Bleak House a few year ago, really need to read Great Expectations.

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💛💛💛 4mo
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Christinak
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold; when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade”

readingjedi Love that quote & love this book! 4mo
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La_Cori
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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Welcome Spring!!

(pic found on Pinterest)

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literature_lover
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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Pickpick

A sojourn in Victorian England. The epitome of an eloquent read.
#CharlesDickens #GreatExpectations

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Texreader
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In the March 9, 1861 edition of Harper‘s Weekly, this is the illustration to go with chapters 22 and 23 of the manuscript and early “proof-sheets” of Great Expectations.

Megabooks Cool!! 4mo
SharonAlger Ooh, I like it! 4mo
GingerAntics Interesting 4mo
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Texreader
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In the March 9, 1861 edition of Harper‘s Weekly, chapters 22 and 23 of the manuscript and early “proof-sheets” of Great Expectations were printed. The accompanyIng illustration coming in the next post.

rabbitprincess Splendidly illustrated 😂😊 4mo
arielmonsen didn‘t authors just use to print chapter by chapter in newspapers because it was expensive to purchase the book as a whole? 4mo
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Christinak
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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When I read this in school I just didn‘t get it. I struggled to understand this -and I tried hard. Maybe after 30+ years I have a better understanding of Dicksonian England. I feel like some books that were required reading were lost on me maybe I wasn‘t ready
(though I think the books I read in this one year are the least understood and were the hardest to read so I‘m going with crappy English teacher)
I‘m glad I‘m giving this a #2ndchance

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tomcat
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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I listened to this as an unabridged audiobook. I had great expectations, but I had many feelings that Dickens was paid by the word as I listened.

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AllieLovesBooks
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“Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts.” -Charles Dickens (no book was harmed in the making of this picture) #litsy

CoffeeNBooks This is on my TBR list for this year! 5mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🌺 5mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Welcome to Litsy!! 5mo
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bookseller_cate Welcome to Litsy! 📚😊 5mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Hope you're enjoying Litsy so far 📖💙 5mo
AllieLovesBooks @CoffeeNBooks So far it has kept me interested and I‘m flying through it, Dickens is an amazing author! (edited) 5mo
Lcsmcat Welcome to Litsy from a Dickens lover! 5mo
BridgetteM Welcome to Litsy! 5mo
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GatheringBooks
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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#QuotsyFeb19 Day 14: When the #wind blows chill despite the sun. I miss reading Charles Dickens.

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KatieDid927
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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Miss Havisham. She‘s crazy but I‘m mildly obsessed with her. Maybe because her crazy is also kind of understandable given what she went through? I dunno. #lovehate @ErinSueG @WhiskeyMistress

ErinSueGreads Ohhh also a fantastic answer! I haven‘t thought about her in ages! 5mo
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Kalalalatja
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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Pip #StartedFromtheBottom and ended a up a gentleman. Granted, it might not have been in the traditional sense, since his benefactor wasn‘t who Pip expected, but what can you do 🤷‍♀️

#TimbItTunes

Cinfhen I love it!!! 2 Dicken‘s and a Drake!!! @BiblioLitten chose 6mo
Kalalalatja @Cinfhen I just saw it, great minds think alike 😂 6mo
Cathythoughts Fabulous pic ✨✨✨ 6mo
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Cinfhen Isn‘t that a great title for a book....Two Dicken‘s and a Drake?!! 😂😂 6mo
Kalalalatja @Cinfhen I would read that book, it sounds like a blast! 😄 6mo
Kalalalatja @Cathythoughts thanks lovely 💕 6mo
TheKidUpstairs @Cinfhen I would read that! 6mo
TheKidUpstairs Great choice (pun totally intended)! 6mo
Mdargusch Lovely photo! 6mo
BiblioLitten Beautiful cover! 💙💙 Two Dickens and A Drake sounds like a fun read. I hope someone pens it down. 😃 @Cinfhen 6mo
Kalalalatja @TheKidUpstairs love puns 🙌🙌 @Mdargusch thanks 😘 @BiblioLitten I love these Penguin editions 👌 6mo
JennyM Gorgeous 6mo
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sprainedbrain
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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Pickpick

I have never seen an adaptation or even heard the story of Great Expectations before, so I went in blind. I loved the descriptive language and humor that is typical of Dickens, and I really enjoyed the gothic touches. The main characters aren‘t very likable, but that didn‘t stop me from rooting for Pip to get it together, enjoying Miss Havisham and her drama, and appreciating Abel.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

#1001books

Purrsistently I really enjoy this one :D 6mo
BarbaraBB I loved reading about Wemminck (was that his name?) and his father! 6mo
sprainedbrain @BarbaraBB Yes! Wemmick and the ‘Aged‘ were some of my favorites. I also really liked Herbert, the pale young gentleman. 😂 6mo
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KrystleTheBookSlayer
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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1) Read it in HS & have yet to pick up another Dicken's novel.
2) usually eat at home or pack. Otherwise I always have snacks in my vehicle.
3) I feel liked I've blocked most of those out...I'm super klutzy, so I've definitely broken things in stores...Also I've always been super awkward, so I know there are things I'm forgetting.
4) Coffee with a hint of cinnamon! Also cocoa & buttercream are amazing too.
5) Gray Hell
@howjessreads #Friyayintro

Susanita I hated that book too. 6mo
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sprainedbrain
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I suppose it‘s to be expected when reading Dickens and other books at the same time, but still...

I‘ve been reading Great Expectations on Serial all month. Just finished The Witching Hour where one of the main characters loved the book and named his business Great Expectations. Currently listening to Unsheltered, and one of the main characters is referencing Miss Havisham. 🤯

#bookserendipity

Trashcanman How much would it take to make you destroy that book in a pit of flames? 6mo
sprainedbrain @Trashcanman not happening, George. 😂 6mo
readordierachel Love when that happens! 6mo
vivastory This was one of my favorite books of last year 6mo
mabell Worlds Collide! 6mo
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sprainedbrain
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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I think that Herbert, the pale young gentleman, is going to be a fun time! 😂

batsy 😂😂 6mo
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sprainedbrain
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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1. Great Expectations by Dickens and The Witching Hour by Rice #chunkstercity

2. Tea!

3. A really strong cup of Lady Grey ☕️

#weekendreads

rachelsbrittain Thanks for joining in ☕😊 6mo
Lcsmcat Lady Grey, yum! 6mo
Latrelwhite 1. If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin 2. Hot Tea 3. Prince of Wales Tea ☕️☺️ 6mo
sprainedbrain @Latrelwhite I love Prince of Wales, too! ☕️ 6mo
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Cityofamber
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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Pickpick

😍

WhatThePuck One of my faves! 6mo
Kaye Me too. Beautiful cover. 6mo
Cityofamber @WhatThePuck I love A Tale of Two Cities and A Christmas Carol so found myself think about why I haven‘t read more Dickens. 😂💖 6mo
Cityofamber @kaye I love the B&N special editions 💖 6mo
Kaye I‘ve never seen them. I manage to melt my credit card from my couch, buying from Amazon 😱 6mo
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Landslide
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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litenthusiast
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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#MusicalNewYear This was the first Dickens' novel I read. Today's prompt #OnMyOwn made me think of Miss Havisham. The description that Dickens wrote about her in her wedding dress and one shoe is a description that stays with me. @Cinfhen @vivastory

PippoRanito This was also my first Dickens book! I loved it so much that even adopted the name Pip! But that ending bummed me a lot though. 😒 6mo
Cinfhen Love this edition ~ beautiful 6mo
vivastory One of my favorite books of last year 6mo
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sprainedbrain
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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One of my reading resolutions is to read one book on Serial Reader each month in 2019. This will help me check off 12 more classics and #1001books from my tbr.

January is a good month for reading Dickens, and this one already has me giggling already.

TelevisionNeighbor Dickens is so funny. 7mo
violabrain I love love love Dickens! 7mo
Kaye I agree, I loved this part where he was brought up by hand by his sister. Dickens was so good at describing his characters in looks and personality. I also love some of the funny names he comes up with. Talented. 7mo
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BarbaraBB Another one reading Dickens, @Trashcanman 😀 7mo
Trashcanman @BarbaraBB @kaye is going to get me blocked by yet another Litten! 7mo
AmyG Hahahaha. 7mo
sprainedbrain @Trashcanman @BarbaraBB @kaye @AmyG I don‘t have the slightest idea what this is about, but I won‘t be blocking any of you. 😜 7mo
BarbaraBB @sprainedbrain haha, it‘s just that @Trashcanman can‘t stand Dickens and coincidentally I posted about Dickens too today 😉 7mo
Kaye @sprainedbrain Very sorry for any confusion. I happen to like Dickens and think he‘s a talented writer. George despises him , so every time anyone posts about him, George has to start complaining about it. Then he tags me so I‘ll SEE his complaint. I‘ve repeatedly told him he has the right to dislike any author, but everyone else has the right to like them. I‘m not blocking anyone, NOR do I have the power to get anyone blocked , nor any reason to 7mo
sprainedbrain @BarbaraBB Oh, I see! 😂 7mo
sprainedbrain @kaye Oh it‘s fine-I figured it was an inside joke I was missing! I love Dickens, but know he‘s definitely not for everyone. Thanks for explaining! 🤗 7mo
hilded I really like the idea of serialreader, and have used it for some small books. But I struggle a bit reading on my phone. Do you use your phone for this purpose? Or is there a way to get this to kindle that I don‘t know about perhaps? Good luck with you Dickens book 😊 7mo
sprainedbrain @hilded I mainly use my phone, but I also have the serial app on my iPad for when I need a bigger screen. I paid for upgrade that allows me to read more than one selection per day, and if I‘m going to read several chapters I will usually use my iPad. I think you can get the app on a Kindle Fire, but I am not sure about that... I have a Kindle Voyage. 😬 7mo
hilded Ok, thanks:) I have a really old kindle that still works excellent, so phone it is then. 7mo
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RavenLovelyReads
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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My December coffee and a Classic Box arrived a few days ago. I waited a little so I wouldn‘t spoil anyone‘s fun 😇. This is easily my favorite subscription box! Books and coffee??? What could be better? #coffeeandaclassic #subscriptionbox

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erzascarletbookgasm
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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Miss Havisham‘s watch and a clock on the wall are both stopped at twenty minutes to nine, marking the time when Miss Havisham received a letter from her betrothed calling off the wedding. Ever since that day, her life came to a standstill, she still wear the same wedding dress, now faded and yellowed..
#winterwonderland #freezeframe

Cinfhen Clever 7mo
TrishB Great pick 👍🏻 7mo
batsy Nice one 👏🏽 7mo
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CouronneDhiver Love her! 7mo
Lcsmcat Great choice! 7mo
youneverarrived Great choice 👍 7mo
Ruthiella Perfect! 😀 7mo
Centique Perfect choice 🙌🙌 7mo
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JaneyWaneyB
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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Day 8 #adventrecommends @emilyrose_x

I had to read this for A Level English and I just loved this book. We were shown the 1946 film with John Mills and Alec Guinness to compare the description in the novel with the film maker's interpretation (hence the pictures) and I have this habit with every film adaptation I watch now when I've read the book.

#Classic #Books #BookNerd #ReadABook #Dickens #GreatStorytelling #Bookaholic #DescriptiveWriting

Andrew65 Another great book! 7mo
JaneyWaneyB @Andrew65 👍😁 7mo
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TheBookAddict
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Pickpick

I finally finished it! According to Goodreads, the first time I started reading this was in 2014... 🤦🏽‍♀️ it took me so long. It was good story. Pip was soooo ungrateful! I‘m glad I didn‘t give up and actually finished reading it.

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TheBookAddict
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And that‘s it for this month‘s #24B4Monday readathon. I was almost at the 24 hr mark, but I must go to sleep now.

Andrew65 Simply brilliant, a massive achievement. Well done 👍🙌😊👏😍😁🍾🥂 8mo
TheBookAddict @Andrew65 thanks! I usually don‘t get this close to completing a readathon. My first time that I get to and past the 20 hr mark. 8mo
Andrew65 @TheBookAddict A truly phenomenal achievement in that case then. 8mo
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TheBookAddict
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Enjoyed some #audiocoloring! Now to do some #audiocooking. I‘m at 19 hours so far on this #24b4Monday readathon.

TheReadingMermaid Woot woot 🤘🏻 8mo
Andrew65 Simply brilliant! 🙌 8mo
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TheBookAddict
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Listened to Pip‘s story for a little bit. Now to pick up a different book. A little variety is always good. #24b4monday

Andrew65 A great story. 8mo
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Amiable
Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
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The cat has literally been sitting in front of the fireplace for hours, just waiting for my husband to start a fire in the stove. I'm not sure why it amuses me so much. It just does. 😀

#catsoflitsy 😺

kspenmoll It is sooooo cute!! 8mo
gradcat So pretty! I‘m falling for all of the cars & dogs on Litsy!! 8mo
Amiable @gradcat I know--me too! 8mo
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CatLass007 😻😻😻😻😻 8mo
mreads Tagged book 😂 8mo
Amiable @mreads Thanks for sharing my sense of humor! 😀👍🏼 8mo
Dolly My Smirky does the same thing waiting patiently by her plate for her 2nd course - dry crunchies - when we head upstairs to bed. 😻 (edited) 8mo
Zelma That is fantastic! 😂 8mo
CouronneDhiver Ha! Looks like you‘re getting the stare down until you do as you‘re told. 😂🙄 8mo
Amiable @CouronneDhiver My husband finally caved and started a fire. And now she's lounging on the floor in front of the stove, basking in the warmth and happy as a clam. 😄 8mo
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TheBookAddict
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Grrrr. Pip is such an ungrateful brat! He‘s too worried about being a “gentleman” that he is a butt to those who love and care for him.
😤😡

Liatrek I know! I‘m reading it now and Joe is my favorite. 8mo
TheBookAddict @Liatrek yes! He‘s such an innocent, kind, and honest man. 😔 I feel for Joe. 8mo
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TheBookAddict
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I have picked up the actual book 3 or 4 times before but I‘ve always ended up putting it down. So I decided to listen to it instead a couple of days ago. It‘s a really good story so far. I‘m glad I decided to listen to it. #audible

gradcat It does take some patience, but is well worth it in the end! 8mo
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erzascarletbookgasm
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Miss Havisham is trapped in the past, lives secluded from society for years.

#NoFemmeber #underarock

bg_reads I love the caption. It's like a news headline. 8mo
BarbaraBB Well chosen! 8mo
Billypar She certainly was! Great pick 😃 8mo
GripLitGrl Great choice! 8mo
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Mcoun
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Pickpick

I should know better than to give up on Dickens. About 2/3rds of the way through this book, I was ready to bail. It just didn‘t capture my attention. Then all of a sudden, everything picked up and all the threads started to be tied together. I couldn‘t put it down at that point. I would not say this is my favorite Dickens, but it ended with a solid 4. As always, there are some memorable characters: Pip, Miss Havisham, Mr. Jaggers, Magwitch.

Anna40 Felt the same way about David Copperfield. Even though the first page is already pretty cool:) 8mo
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JoScho
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Visited a small, local bookstore today that has a wonderful mix of books on the floor and first editions in a glass case. The Dickens was not one that was in the glass case.

Tianarose Wow! 😮 9mo
JoRead Wow is the right word! 9mo
Crazeedi Love old bookstores! 9mo
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LeahBergen 😍😍 9mo
Kaye Dickens collection. Wow 😮 Big money 💰. 9mo
JoScho @Tianarose @JoRead @crazeedi @leahbergen @kaye yeah it was pretty cool to see all those amazing old books. ❤️ 9mo
Crazeedi I visited one in Washington DC it was totally cool 9mo
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Billypar
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#NoFemmeber
One thing that sets Estella apart from the typical #IcePrincess is how Dickens explains her behavior. Having an elderly woman use you as a vehicle for vengeance may not be a realistic situation, but it nicely dramatizes how adult actions can shape who children will become. Much has been written on Azealia Banks' behavior (some of it rightly condemned), but her music speaks for itself: her first LP is one of my favorite rap albums.

batsy Great pairing! I love her music too. 9mo
Cinfhen Love this!! 9mo
Billypar @batsy I thought this song would be stuck in my head today, but 212 surprised me- my brain had it on repeat all day...lol. 9mo
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