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Penguin Classics presents Charles Dickens' enduring classic, Great Expectations , adapted for downloadable audiobook and read by Hugh Laurie, star of the hit US series House.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 orphaned Pip's life forever, and he eagerly abandons his humble origins to begin a new life as a gentleman. Dickens' haunting late novel depicts Pip's education and development through adversity as he discovers thetrue nature of his 'great expectations'.Affordable, collectable, quality productions - perfect for on-the-go listening.Abridged.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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