13,360 total votes
Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Great Expectations is Charles Dickens' thirteenth novel and his penultimate novel; a bildungsroman which depicts the personal growth and personal development of an orphan nicknamed Pip. It is Dickens second novel, after David Copperfield, to be fully narrated in the first person. The novel was first published as a serial in Dickens's weekly periodical All the Year Round, from 1 December 1860 to August 1861. In October 1861, Chapman and Hall published the novel in three volumes. It is set among marshes in Kent, and in London, in the early to mid-1800s, and contains some of Dickens' most memorable scenes, including the opening, in a graveyard, where the young Pip is accosted by the escap ... more on Wikipedia

Great Expectations is ranked on...

#23 of 1,203 People who voted for Great Expectations... also upvote Casablanca on The Best Movies of All Time The Best Novels Ever Written 302.1k votes This is the ultimate list of the best novels of all time, which is based on influence, originality, popularity, and personal...
#12 of 42 The Most Overrated Classics You Were Forced To Read In High School 3.8k votes They say there's no accounting for taste and overrated classic literature seems to prove as much. While critics, scholars, a...
#21 of 182 35+ Books Everybody Lies About Reading 2.3M votes As you slide comfortably into being an adult, one fact quickly becomes evident: everyone is a big fat liar, especially when ...
#35 of 68 Required Reading That You Actually Ended Up Loving 25.5k votes The start of each school year brings a new round of required reading for students. Not every book speaks to everyone, but at...
#88 of 169 The Most Overrated Books of All Time 425.4k votes This list of bad books not to read is ranked by literature fans worldwide. Anyone can vote on this list of the worst books, ...
#23 of 911 Books That Changed Your Life 121.3k votes The most life changing books, ranked by the wisdom of the crowd of hundreds of people. If you are looking for books that wil...
#36 of 88 The Best Books for Teens 10.5k votes The best books for teens include some of the greatest novels ever written, along with several contemporary books that are ex...
#25 of 132 The Most Heartbreaking Novels Ever Written 18.4k votes This list is about the most heartbreaking novels ever written; it answers the question, “What are the saddest books of all...
#40 of 390 The Top Must-Read Books of All-Time 357.7k votes A list of the best must-read books of all time, suitable for every one of all ages, creeds and color. Featuring the newest Y...
#12 of 78 The Best Oprah Book Club Books 1.2k votes A list of the best books selected by Oprah's Book Club throughout its entire history. The best books are included. The Book ...
#13 of 22 Famous Traditional Gothic Books 194 votes A list of some of the most famous books that kick-started the Gothic genre. Traditional Gothic saw the birth of famous trope...
1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die 102.3k views A list of the 1001 books you must read before you die. This list has been used by book lovers for years. Featuring classics ...
#5 of 153 The Best Books About Revenge 676 votes List of best books about revenge, including jacket cover images when available. All these popular books about getting reveng...
#20 of 100 The Best Books With Great in the Title 2 votes It turns out that books with great in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 100+ good books with great in t...