Friday, April 27th is the Battle of Flowers Parade: The Twig will be open 12-6. After the parade join us for the Battle of Flowers After-Party in the Park at Pearl: 12:30-5.
Saturday, April 28th is Independent BookStore Day: The Twig will be open 10-4.
It is set among the marshes of Kent and in London in the early to mid-1800s. From the outset, the reader is "treated" by the terrifying encounter between Pip, the protagonist, and the escaped convict, Abel Magwitch. Great Expectations is a graphic book, full of extreme imagery, poverty, prison ships, "the hulks," barriers and chains, and fights to the death. It therefore combines intrigue and unexpected twists of autobiographical detail in different tones. Regardless of its narrative technique, the novel reflects the events of the time, Dickens' concerns, and the relationship between society and man.