Oliver Twist

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Macmillan, Aug 15, 1998 - Fiction - 472 pages
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This edition of Oliver Twist includes a Foreword, Biographical Note, and Afterword by Nancy Springer.

Abandoned at an early age, Oliver Twist is forced to live in a dark and dismal London workhouse lorded over by awful Mr. Bumble who cheats the boys of their meager rations! Desperate but determined, Oliver makes his escape. But what he discovers in the harsh streets of London's underworld makes the workhouse look like a picnic. Penniless and alone, he is lured into a world of crime by the wily Fagin--the nefarious mastermind of a gang of pint-sized pickpockets.

Will a life of crime pay off for young Oliver? Or will it earn him a one-way ticket to the gallows?
  

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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

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Contents

Relates how Oliver Twist was very near getting
16
Oliver mingles with new Associates Going to
33
Oliver continues refractory
50
Containing further Particulars concerning the
66
In which Oliver is taken better Care of than
87
Reverts to the Merry Old Gentleman and
94
Comprising further Particulars of Olivers Stay
105
Showing how very fond of Oliver Twist
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Of the happy Life Oliver began to lead with
260
Wherein the Happiness of Oliver and his Friends
269
Contains some introductory Particulars relative
278
Containing the unsatisfactory Result of Olivers
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Is a very short one and may appear of no great
297
Containing an Account of what passed between
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Introduces some respectable Characters with
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A strange Interview which is a Sequel to the last
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Relates what became of Oliver Twist after he
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Olivers Destiny continuing unpropitious brings
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How Oliver passed his Time in the improving
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In which a notable Plan is discussed and deter
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Wherein Oliver is delivered over to Mr William
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The Expedition
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The Burglary
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Which contains the Substance of a pleasant Con
185
Treats of a very poor Subject But is a short one
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Wherein this History reverts to Mr Fagin
199
In which a mysterious Character appears upon
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Atones for the Unpoliteness of a former Chapter
219
Looks after Oliver and proceeds with his Adven
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Has an introductory Account of the Inmates
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Involves a critical Position
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Containing fresh Discoveries and showing that
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An old Acquaintance of Olivers exhibiting
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Wherein is shown how the Artful Dodger got into
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The Time arrives for Nancy to redeem her Pledge to Rose Maylie She fails
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Noah Claypole is employed by Fagin on a secret Mission
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The Appointment kept
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Fatal Consequences 388 392
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The Flight of Sikes
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Monks and Mr Brownlow at length meet Their Conversation and the Intelligence that interrupts it
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The Pursuit and Escape
430
Affording an Explanation of more Mysteries than one and comprehending a Proposal of Marriage with no Word of Settlement or Pinmoney
442
Fagins Last Night alive
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And Last
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AFTERWORD
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About the author (1998)

Considered by many to be the greatest novelist of the English language, Charles John Hummham Dickens was born Februrary 7, 1812, in Portsmouth, England. Some of his most populars works include Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Nicholas Nickleby, A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations

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