Macmillan Підручник Upper Intermediate Level Great Expectations Charles Dickens. A retelling for students of English of one of Dickens's best-known novels, this is an upper intermediate-level Macmillan Reader. 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?