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Oliver Twist (Puffin Classics)

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Synopses & Reviews

Synopsis:

An adaptation of Dicken's story of the orphan forced to practice thievery and live a life of crime in nineteenth-century London.

Synopsis:

Oliver Twist is an orphan who is born in a workhouse. After an unhappy apprenticeship, Oliver runs away to London where he falls in with thieves, headed by Fagin. He is rescued by Mr Brownlow but the gang kidnap him back. Oliver discovers the identity of his parents and the gang is exposed.

Synopsis:

Until he is nine, Oliver spends his life in a workhouse orphanage where he becomes notorious for daring to ask for more food. When he runs away to London, he falls into the company of a gang of pickpockets including Fagin, Bill Sikes and the Artful Dodger. Oliver's future looks uncertain, until a mysterious plot against him is unraveled by the kind Mr. Brownlow.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140368147
Other:
Dickens, Charles
Publisher:
Puffin
Author:
Waterfield, Robin H.
Author:
Dickens, Charles
Abridged:
Waterfield, Robin H.
Location:
London, England ;
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Criminals
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Family - Orphans & Foster Homes
Subject:
Orphans
Subject:
London (England) Social life and customs 19th century Fiction.
Edition Description:
Abridged
Series:
Puffin Classics
Series Volume:
94-31
Publication Date:
19941101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7.79x5.09x.64 in. .51 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 352 pages Puffin Books - English 9780140368147 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , An adaptation of Dicken's story of the orphan forced to practice thievery and live a life of crime in nineteenth-century London.
"Synopsis" by , Oliver Twist is an orphan who is born in a workhouse. After an unhappy apprenticeship, Oliver runs away to London where he falls in with thieves, headed by Fagin. He is rescued by Mr Brownlow but the gang kidnap him back. Oliver discovers the identity of his parents and the gang is exposed.
"Synopsis" by , Until he is nine, Oliver spends his life in a workhouse orphanage where he becomes notorious for daring to ask for more food. When he runs away to London, he falls into the company of a gang of pickpockets including Fagin, Bill Sikes and the Artful Dodger. Oliver's future looks uncertain, until a mysterious plot against him is unraveled by the kind Mr. Brownlow.
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