Lloyd Jones — Mister Pip

Lloyd Jones — Mister Pip
Genre:

On the small copper mining island of Bougainville all of the teachers, along with most of the other residents fled while one white man, Mr. Watts, stays on the island and becomes the teacher for many of the remaining native children of the island. Mr. Watts reads to the children from Charles Dickens’s novel Great Expectations. The children of the island, including the main character, Matilda, are fascinated by the young orphan boy, Pip, and his travels through London.