Dodger is a tosher - a sewer scavenger living in the squalor of Dickensian London.Everyone who is nobody knows Dodger. Anyone who is anybody doesn't.But when he rescues a young girl from a beating, suddenly everybody wants to know him.And Dodger's tale of skulduggery, dark plans and even darker... show more
Dodger is a tosher - a sewer scavenger living in the squalor of Dickensian London.Everyone who is nobody knows Dodger. Anyone who is anybody doesn't.But when he rescues a young girl from a beating, suddenly everybody wants to know him.And Dodger's tale of skulduggery, dark plans and even darker deeds begins . . .
Publish date: 2012-09-13
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
Pages no: 261
Edition language: English
Series: Dodger (#1)
Definitely not my favorite Terry Pratchett book, but still a fun read. I loved that it was a story about one of my favorite Dickens' characters, I always thought Dodger deserved his own book! The story was great, as were the characters. Its not as out there or quirky as the Discworld books I have re...
I listened to this on audio, and I dug the narrator. I dug him a lot! This book was funny and fun. A lot of the humor was laugh out loud funny and a lot of the fun was in spotting the real folk amidst all the fictional characters. I had a blast listening to this and if I could afford it, I would...
This was my first Terry Pratchett book, and I'm aware that it's not indicative of his typical work. Still, I got to sample the humorous writing style and wordplay that he is known for so well, and I look forward to reading that "voice" put to use on fantasy soon.I intentionally read this book while ...
Dodger by Terry Pratchett If you’re ever in the mood for a cute, light, fluffy, heartwarming story, then you should really think about picking up Dodger. The book’s eponymous protagonist is an orphaned street urchin who lives in Victorian London and works as a “tosher”--that is, someone who goes...
This was a great story with excellent audio narration. The narrator's voice adds so much to the novel. The story is so reminiscent of Dickens (as intended by the author), who is also a character in the novel. The humour is a delight and the story superb.
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