Oliver Twist (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 26, 2007 - Fiction - 512 pages
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This darkly satiric indictment of the social ills of Victorian London tells the story of a young orphan who becomes involved with a gang of criminals.

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• Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work
• Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
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Oliver Twist

User Review  - Shashank.DR - Flipkart

Good Quality and interesting book........Superb Vocabulary usage.This book surprised me, not by the quality of its writing, which one can expect from Charles Dickens, but by the violent, lusty primal ... Read full review

An evergreen book!

User Review  - Shantanu Bhartiya - Flipkart

Got it for someone else.. As usual, flipkart packing and delivery is too good. The book tells a charming story Read full review

Contents

NOTEs
603
INTERPRETIVE NOTEs
621
CRITICAL EXcERPTs
631
lUEsTIONs FOR DIscUssION
645
Copyright

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Page 19 - "I, Mrs. Mann. We name our fondlings in alphabetical order. The last was a S, — Swubble, I named him. This was a T, — Twist I named him. The next one as comes will be Unwin, and the next Vilkins. I have got names ready made to the end of the alphabet, and all the way through it again, when we come to Z.
Page 9 - ... the item of mortality whose name is prefixed to the head of this chapter.

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About the author (2007)

Charles Dickens (1821-1870) used his fiction to criticize the injustices of his time, especially the brutal treatment of the poor. He is also the author of Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, and Great Expectations. He was born in Portsmouth, England.

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