I just read Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations and I really enjoyed it! For some reason I never picked up Dickens because I figured it was only for literature snobs or English majors. A friend at work recommended that I check out this book after I had been recently enjoying Twain’s hilarious accounts of Tom and Huck’s adventures in nineteenth century America. If you search the Internet you’ll see plenty of comparisons between the two authors, and rightly so; they were contemporaries and they both wrote about every day life in their respective societies.
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