To begin, heresy: Great Expectations is one of Charles Dickens’ weaker novels—too heavily plotted, with a surfeit of…
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Modernization of Charles Dickens' classic story finds the hapless Finn as a painter in New York City pursuing his unrequited and haughty childhood love.
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