This type book is intended for visually impaired students who attend main stream schools. The design, layout and printing are specifically adapted to the needs of such pupils. It allows a school to use the same study material in a class of mixed visual abilities. A chance encounter with an escaped convict and an unexpected summons from the mysterious Miss Havisham change the life of orphan Pip. A large gift of money from an unknown benefactor gives him 'great expectations' of becoming a gentleman and winning the hand of beautiful Estella. But the past holds many strange secrets that will cloud his hopes for happiness.