Oliver Twist
Dickens, Charles 
   

Format: Paperback
Library Classification: Adult Fiction
BIC Subjects: General & literary fiction
      19th century fiction
      Classic fiction
Audience: General/trade
Publisher: Cornerstone
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publication Date: 1/05/2009
Place of Publication: United Kingdom


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Orphaned at birth and abandoned to the hardships of the workhouse, Oliver Twist lives a grueling life of poverty. Desperate to escape his heartless tormentors, he runs away to start a better life in London but, once there, he is befriended by a young pickpocket known as the Artful Dodger, who introduces him to Fagin and his gang of thieves. A chance encounter gives Oliver the opportunity to escape the criminal underworld but Fagin won't let him get away so easily. And just when everything seems hopeless, events take a most unexpected turn...