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The last entry of the serialized novel great expectations is published on this day in 1861 the book had been serialized in dickens' literary circular, all the year. Great expectations has 555974 ratings and 13383 reviews michael said: my students (and some of my friends) can't ever figure out why i love this novel. According to g k chesterton, dickens penned great expectations in the “ please, sir, i want some more”: first edition of charles dickens' oliver twist. David denby on rereading “great expectations” and rediscovering the writing of charles dickens.
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