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One of the most swiftly moving and unified of Charles Dickens's great novels, Oliver Twist is also famous for its re-creation-through the splendidly realized figures of Fagin, Nancy, the Artful Dodger, and the evil Bill Sikes-of the vast London underworld of pickpockets, thieves, prostitutes, and abandoned children. Victorian critics took Dickens to task for rendering this world in such a compelling, believable way, but readers over the last 150 years have delivered an alternative judgment by making this story of the orphaned Oliver Twist one of its author's most loved works.

This edition reprints the original Everyman's introduction by G. K. Chesterton and includes twenty-four illustrations by George Cruikshank.

From the Hardcover edition.

Synopsis:

Oliver Twist is a desperate orphan. A gang of thieves takes him in and teaches him to steal, but then he is caught. What will become of poor Oliver Twist? Kids can find out in this easy-to-read chapter book adaptation of the Dickens classic.

Synopsis:

A simplified retelling of the adventures of an orphan boy who lives in the squalid surroundings of a nineteenth-century English workhouse until he becomes involved with a gang of thieves. With big type, short chapters, plenty of artwork, and a text geared to a high-second-grade reading level, this skillful adaptation conveys the mood and...

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307758910
Publisher:
Random House
Subject:
Fiction
Author:
Dickens, Charles
Author:
Martin, Les
Subject:
Biographical - European
Subject:
London (England) Fiction.
Subject:
Family - Orphans & Foster Homes
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Orphans
Subject:
Robbers and outlaws
Subject:
London
Subject:
History
Subject:
Readers - Chapter Books
Subject:
Orphans -- Fiction.
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
Children s-Step Into Classics
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19900818
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
96

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"Synopsis" by , Oliver Twist is a desperate orphan. A gang of thieves takes him in and teaches him to steal, but then he is caught. What will become of poor Oliver Twist? Kids can find out in this easy-to-read chapter book adaptation of the Dickens classic.
"Synopsis" by , A simplified retelling of the adventures of an orphan boy who lives in the squalid surroundings of a nineteenth-century English workhouse until he becomes involved with a gang of thieves. With big type, short chapters, plenty of artwork, and a text geared to a high-second-grade reading level, this skillful adaptation conveys the mood and...
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