Oliver Twist

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Collector's Library, 2003 - Fiction - 600 pages
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Charles Dickens is perhaps the English-speaking world's most beloved novelist?and Oliver Twist is one of his most popular works. A heartbreaking tale that portrays the cruelty of the Victorian era at its worst, it has been adapted for film, for the theatre (including the classic musical, Oliver!), and for television. Dickens's dark and gritty story follows the adventures of an unfortunate orphan who goes from a harsh work house into to the wider, more dangerous world of the London slums. Many of the book's characters have become household names, in particular the colorful criminals Fagin and the ?Artful Dodger.” Packed with pity, suspense, humor, and vitality, Oliver Twist captures the thrilling battle of good against evil...all with an innocent young boy at its center. The world's greatest works of literature are now available in these beautiful keepsake volumes. Bound in real cloth, and featuring gilt edges and ribbon markers, these beautifully produced books are a wonderful way to build a handsome library of classic literature. These are the essential novels that belong in every home. They'll transport readers to imaginary worlds and provide excitement, entertainment, and enlightenment for years to come. All of these novels feature attractive illustrations and have an unequalled period feel that will grace the library, the bedside table or bureau.
 

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Contents

II
13
III
17
IV
31
V
44
VI
53
VII
67
VIII
74
IX
83
XXX
307
XXXI
312
XXXII
320
XXXIII
335
XXXIV
347
XXXV
358
XXXVI
372
XXXVII
382

X
95
XI
103
XII
110
XIII
120
XIV
133
XV
143
XVI
157
XVII
166
XVIII
179
XIX
191
XX
202
XXI
214
XXII
225
XXIII
233
XXIV
243
XXV
253
XXVI
260
XXVII
268
XXVIII
284
XXIX
294
XXXVIII
385
XXXIX
400
XL
414
XLI
433
XLII
442
XLIII
454
XLIV
469
XLV
482
XLVI
490
XLVII
495
XLVIII
508
XLIX
517
L
530
LI
542
LII
558
LIII
574
LIV
586
LV
593
LVI
600
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Charles Dickens was born in 1812 near Portsmouth, where his father worked as a clerk. Living in London in 1824, Dickens was sent by his family to work in a blacking-warehouse, and his father was arrested and imprisoned for debt. Fortunes improved and Dickens returned to school, eventually becoming a parliamentary reporter. His first piece of fiction was published by a magazine in December 1832, and by 1836 he had begun his first novel, The Pickwick Papers. He focused his career on writing, completing fourteen highly successful novels, as well as penning journalism, shorter fiction and travel books. He died in 1870.

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