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User Review  - sschaller - LibraryThing

Not enough dialogue and too much monologue. Laughed out loud during the beginning of book due to the humor of being beaten in camaraderie between Joe and Pip but then the humor ended and the lengthy ... Read full review

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User Review  - blake.rosser - LibraryThing

My least favorite of the five Dickens I have read, this one lacks almost anything that make the other ones great, or even enjoyable. The only sympathetic characters are minor ones (Joe, Biddy, Herbert ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bduke - LibraryThing

This is my least favorite Dickens. It's hard to enjoy it when you don't like any of the characters. I do love the last line, however: "I took her hand in mine, and we went out of the ruined place; and ... Read full review

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User Review  - lucy_snowe - LibraryThing

I can't figure out how this got to be a classic. Convoluted plot, poor character development of wholly unlikeable characters, and agonizingly predictable plot twists that are unrealistic to the point of being boring. Altogether a terrible book. Read full review

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User Review  - amandacb - LibraryThing

As a person with an English degree, it seems as if everyone expects me to like Dickens. I don't. I find his writing insufferably tedious, and Great Expectations is no exception. Thankfully, I read ... Read full review

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User Review  - loralu - LibraryThing

I expected more of this book but it was dreadfully long. I had to do some research on it and it made a lot more sense when I realized it was written in serial (as bit entrants in a newspaper) - so it ... Read full review

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User Review  - voracious - LibraryThing

I felt somewhat obligated to read Great Expectations since many people have suggested I read it, as I have tended toward authors who have been compared to Dickens. I read about 1/3 of the book and ... Read full review

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User Review  - ThatsFresh - LibraryThing

I had to read this for class. I didnt like it. I pretty much hate all of Charles Dickens and always have for as long as I can remember. "Oliver" makes me throw up. I'll kill myself if I have to see ... Read full review

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User Review  - TheBooknerd - LibraryThing

I know this a great classic, but I didn't like this story at all. The characters were all horrid, the plot was dull and unlikely. In short, I hated it. Read full review

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User Review  - luxlunae - LibraryThing

Bah, Dickens. At least its not as bad as david copperfield. Read full review


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