Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Oliver Twist

byCharles Dickens

Paperback | July 15, 2013

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"We sit entranced at Dickens' feet, safe in his stories; and when we come out, we have tools to help us guard against the dark." --Daily Telegraph


Meet the Artful Dodger, as roistering and swaggering a young gentleman as ever stood four foot six. With him, you'll run down the dirty backstreets of London to be entertained by the Respectable Old Gentleman and his brood of thieves and pickpockets. Fagin will bring you to 'the trade', and make something of you, something profitable.But there's something about the young orphan Oliver that's too good for this dark and dangerous world -- can he ever escape its clutches?

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CHARLES DICKENS was a brilliant and prolific writer, probably the most famous nineteenth century English novelist. He was very successful during his lifetime and his books have never been out of print. The exciting plots and fantastic characters in his books have meant they have all been adapted (in some cases, many times over) for tel...
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Title:Oliver TwistFormat:PaperbackDimensions:736 pages, 7.37 × 5.11 × 1.37 inPublished:July 15, 2013Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099582635

ISBN - 13:9780099582632

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"The image of little Oliver Twist victimised by poverty, almost seduced by the specious excitement of crime, and then offered the possibility of a lucrative career in authorship is always compelling." —Guardian "We leave him most reluctantly, and so will every reader who has any capacity to see and feel whatsoever is most loveable, hateful, or laughable, in the character of the everyday life about him." —Examiner "He deals truly with human nature, which never can degrade; he takes up everything, good, bad, or indifferent, which he works up into a rich alluvial deposit. He is natural, and that never can be ridiculous." —Quarterly Review