This photograph is of Gad's Hill Place, the country home of Charles Dickens in Higham, Kent. Dickens can be seen lying on the grass in the light coloured suit, front right, surrounded by a group of friends and family.
- Article by:
- John Bowen
- The novel 1832–1880
The world of Great Expectations is one in which fortunes can be suddenly made and just as suddenly lost. Professor John Bowen explores how the novel’s characters negotiate and perform class in this atmosphere of social and financial instability.