Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist

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The classic story of a young boy who seeks his fortune on the streets of London.After Oliver Twist asks nasty Mr Bumble for more food, he has to flee the workhouse for the streets of London. Here he meets the Artful Dodger, who leads him to Fagin and his gang of pickpockets. When a thieving mission goes wrong, Oliver narrowly avoids prison and finds himself in the care of kind Mr Brownlow. But Fagin and the brutal Bill Sikes go in search of the young orphan, determined to drag him back . . .With an inspirational and light-hearted introduction by popular children's fantasy writer, Garth Nix.show more

Product details

  • 10+
  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 132 x 180 x 34mm | 399.99g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • Puffin Classics
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Abridged
  • Reissue
  • 0141322438
  • 9780141322438
  • 25,024

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(back cover) Orphaned as soon as he is born, Oliver Twist seems destined for a life of misery. Miraculously, he survives years of neglect, hunger, and violence. On his eighth birthday he is taken to the workhouse, and now his troubles are really about to begin. Find out what happens to Oliver in this vivid graphic novel retelling of Charles Dickens' literary classic.show more

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"The power of [Dickens] is so amazing, that the reader at once becomes his captive, and must follow him whithersoever he leads."--William Makepeace Thackerayshow more

About Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens (1812-70) is one of the most recognized celebrities of English literature. His many books include Oliver Twist, Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol.show more

Review Text

"The power of [Dickens] is so amazing, that the reader at once becomes his captive, and must follow him whithersoever he leads." --William Makepeace Thackerayshow more

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