24 Following

Cynically Speaking

We'll see

Great Expectations (Oxford World's Classics)

Great Expectations (Oxford World's Classics) - Kate Flint, Charles Dickens, Margaret Cardwell 2/3/2013: One of the more accessible Dickens works. I thought "Bleak House", while a good story, was muddled as I was not familiar with the historical legal issues Dickens was illuminating. This is a straight forward narrative where knowledge of Newgate Prison and the colonization of Australia with convicts is not necessary to enjoy the book.01/06/2013:Starting the new year off with a couple of classics - I have read several of Dickens work, this is the biggest miss of his work (I won't read Oliver Twist as I saw the movie and it spoiled the story for me).Next up Les Miserable