Retold by Rebecca Raynes
Pip Pirrip is a poor orphan boy destined to become a blacksmith. But a chance meeting with an escaped convict and an invitation to the house of the eccentric Miss Havisham mark the beginning of great changes in his life. After receiving a large amount of money from a secret benefactor Pip goes to London to be educated as a 'gentleman'. But who is his secret benefactor?
Dickens and his Times
Social Aspects of the Victorian Age
The River Thames