One bleak and windy evening, 8 year old Pip meets an escaped convict on the marshes. Shortly afterwards, he is summoned to Satis House, the derelict, gloomy home of the strange, reclusive Miss Havisham. Here, Pip meets and falls in love with the beautiful, cold-hearted Estella but can they ever be together?
Love and family duty form the central threads of this classic, tragic tale.
"Sir Charles died of a heart attack," said Dr Mortimer.
"He was running away from something when he died." "What was he running away from?" asked Holmes.
"I looked at the ground where Sir Charles has walked,"said Dr Mortimer. "There were footprints on the ground.
They were not the footprints of a man. They were the footprints of a gigantic hound!" - Extra grammar and vocabulary exercices.
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