Great Expectations

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Great Expectations Episode 1
A terrifying encounter on the marshes with an escaped convict and a summons by the mysterious Miss Havisham are enough to change orphan Pip's life forever. He dares to believe…
Great Expectations Episode 2
Pip starts his new life as a gentleman in London, quickly acquiring expensive tastes, and mounting debts. He falls deeper in love with Estella and escorts her around town. As…
Great Expectations Episode 3
Pip wants nothing to do with Magwitch and rushes to confront Miss Havisham. At Satis House he learns that Estella may be lost to him. Back in London Wemmick warns…

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