Oliver Twist

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Running Press Book Publishers, 1996 - Fiction - 478 pages
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Oliver, a victimized orphan in nineteenth-century London, falls in with a band of pickpockets under the conniving Fagin and the treacherous Bill Sikes before he is rescued by the gentle-hearted Nancy.

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Review: Oliver Twist (Stepping Stone)

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Actually I have not read this particular addition but for story I would like to say: It was really very nice, I think the story after the chapter ESCAPE O LONDON was more interesting!!! Read full review

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What a wonderful story about a young orphan called Oliver Twist, for 1 reason.That reason is how when something good happened something had to go wrong.I think this a good book to read if you like fiction books. Read full review


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Charles Dickens, perhaps the best British novelist of the Victorian era, was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England on February 7, 1812. His happy early childhood was interrupted when his father was sent to debtors' prison, and young Dickens had to go to work in a factory at age twelve. Later, he took jobs as an office boy and journalist before publishing essays and stories in the 1830s. His first novel, The Pickwick Papers, made him a famous and popular author at the age of twenty-five. Subsequent works were published serially in periodicals and cemented his reputation as a master of colorful characterization, and as a harsh critic of social evils and corrupt institutions. His many books include Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Bleak House, Great Expectations, Little Dorrit, A Christmas Carol, and A Tale of Two Cities. Dickens married Catherine Hogarth in 1836, and the couple had nine children before separating in 1858 when he began a long affair with Ellen Ternan, a young actress. Despite the scandal, Dickens remained a public figure, appearing often to read his fiction. He died in 1870, leaving his final novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, unfinished.

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