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Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
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Jun 25, 14

bookshelves: classics, all-time-best
Read in January, 1990

An old friend. One I loved as a student and have cherished as a teacher. Pip's journey is a heart-rending and familiar one: how many of us have betrayed a friend or turned from the noble and good to grasp at "all that glitters"? How many have realized the chimera a moment too late and, only then, recognized the meanness of our own affections? Oh, but what an ending.
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