‘Look here! Here’s a jolly life! What’s the odds where it comes from?’
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?
Includes exclusive material: In ‘The Backstory’ you can learn more about Oliver Twist’s London!
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With the exception of A Christmas Carol, which I read every year, I have never read any Dickens, so I was determined that 2013 was definitely the year I would read at least one! I decided to start ... Read full review
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The overall ideas of Oliver Twist are intriguing, but the antisemitism and sometimes overlong style made it a slog to get through at some points. Also, most of these people are either terrible or not focused on enough. Read full review
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Oliver mingles with new Associates Going
Oliver being goaded by the Taunts of Noah
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Oliver walks to London He encounters on
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Some new Acquaintances are introduced to
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