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Oliver Twist (Bantam Classics)

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This fiercely comic tale stands in marked  contrast to its genial predecessor, The Pickwick  Papers. Set against London's seedy back  street slums, Oliver Twist is  the saga of a workhouse orphan captured and thrust  into a thieves' den, where some of Dickens's most  depraved villains preside: the incorrigible  Artful Dodger, the murderous bully Sikes, and the  terrible Fagin, that treacherous ringleader whose  grinning knavery threatens to send them all to the  "ghostly gallows." Yet at the heart of this  drama is the orphan Oliver, whose unsullied  goodness leads him at last to salvation. In 1838 the  publication of Oliver Twist firmly established the  literary eminence of young Dickens. It was,  according to Edgar Johnson, "a clarion peal  announcing to the world that in Charles Dickens the  rejected and forgotten and misused of the world had a  champion."

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

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About the Author

Philip Pullman is the author of the bestselling fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials. His other books for children and young adults include three Victorian thrillers featuring his popular heroine Sally Lockhart. He lives in Oxford, England.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780553211023
Introduction:
Howe, Irving
Author:
Howe, Irving
Author:
Dickens, Charles
Publisher:
Bantam Books
Location:
Toronto ;
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Criminals
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
Orphans
Subject:
London (england)
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Bantam Classics
Series Volume:
87-10
Publication Date:
19820531
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
6.85 x 4.15 x .75 in .5 lb

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