Charles Dickens; Henry C. Kiefer
Pip is a young blacksmith's apprentice, who is one day accosted by an escaped convict, who he aids by providing him with food and a file. Soon after, he is called upon by the mysterious and wealthy Miss Havisham to entertain her. He meets the beautiful but stubborn Estella at the home of Miss Havisham and develops feelings toward her. Later, Pip is sent to London and receives financial support from an unexpected benefactor... Classics Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in colourful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for younger readers. This edition also includes a timeline of technological progress in Dickens's lifetime and study questions, which can be used both in the classroom and at home to further engage the reader in the story.