Publish date: September 1st 1997
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Pages no: 373
Edition language: English
Enjoyable and sad. Definitely worth the read.
Dickens second novel is a landmark is socially conscious novels and I can well imagine the impact it had on the reading public, given not only its story of a helpless young boy, but also the description with which Dickens captures, with a great deal of vividness, the lives of the poorer people in gr...
Synopsis: Brought into the world by a drunken nurse and an inept surgeon, innocent young Oliver Twist couldn’t have known the mysterious circumstances surrounding his birth—that his mother had been discovered wandering the streets, near bursting with child, and had died ignominiously on the cold bed...
Cover: Fitting Rating Up 4 dismal starsOverall: An interesting readCharacters: Well writtenPlot: Follow young Oliver into the dark, back-alleys of LondonPage Turner: Yes, for some Series Cont.? N/a Recommend YesFavorite Character: the Artful DodgerSUMMARY (50 word or so)This book is... not for eve...
Another typical Dickens. Make characters larger than life--whether good or bad. Interesting to see the mob (Artful Dodger, Fagin, etc). Oliver definitely a whiner. A pretty obvious twist knowing Oliver is better off than you would think.
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