This retelling of "Great Expectations" by Hilary Burningham is a simplified version of the novel, accompanied by key passages from the original. Illustrations emphasize both character and plot. It is suitable as an introduction and revision aid for GCSE students.
Charles Dickins is the author of the1860-1861 novel"Great Expectations."Hilary Burningham was a teacher for many years before moving into writing. She is fervently against the dumbing down of literature and manages to keep the spirit of the original text in her Graphic Novels series. She is the author of several graphic novel adaptations of classics, including the Graphic Shakespeare series, the Graphic Dickins series, and the Graphic Novels series, which includes Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice "and Thomas Hardy's "The Mayor of Casterbridge.""