Author: Charles Dickens
Book title: Great Expectations
Narrator: Dejan Đonović
Duration: 20 hours and 34 minutes
No. of pages in black print: 414
Publisher: Vulkan Publishing
Place and year of publishing: Belgrade, 2014.
About the book:
The novel of growing up and maturing, intense drama of temptation and pain.
In remote areas of England, in the swampy Kent, lives a poor boy Pip, uncertain even of his origin and name, condemned to mere survival and suffering in the house of his sister and her husband. His difficult childhood is filled with punishment and suffering simply because he exists.
There also lives a beautiful and arrogant Estelle, in the same place, a girl adopted by a wealthy Miss Havisham and raised to be cold and cruel towards men. After the first meeting, Pip is fascinated by Estelle and passionately in love with her. Taken by his strong emotions, this humble boy from the province is resolved to fulfil his dream and become a gentleman, and a mysterious set of circumstances and the generosity of a mysterious benefactor bring him success he did not hope for.