From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
A 50-something Pip narrates the entire story, leaving out little detail. At times he interjects to give his opinion or to express his emotion, but, in general, he's an excellent storyteller with an uncanny ability to foreshadow. (To be fair, he does know how the story ends.)