Read about the cruelty of the industrial age
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- Features an extended biography of the life and experiences of Charles Dickens
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Oliver Twist is a young boy down on his luck. This young orphan runs away to London and soon joins a gang of young pickpockets under the command of Fagin, a professional thief. Then, we follow his thrilling adventures and the heart-wrenching tale of his misfortune and how he tries to get ahead in life despite the horrifying conditions that the early 19th-century imposed on children, especially those that were orphans: extreme poverty, hunger, child labor, and abuse.
"Please, sir, I want some more."
Accompany young Twist as he tries to overcome his fate. He does his best to survive despite the difficult situation he was born in. Will he end up becoming an honest member of society or will his misdemeanors end up landing him in jail? Discover it by yourself and you will soon realize why this book is considered a classic. It is one of Charles Dickens's most well known and loved tales!
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About the Author
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is probably the greatest novelist England has ever produced, the author of such well-known classics as A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, David Copperfield and Oliver Twist. His innate comic genius and shrewd depictions of Victorian life — along with his indelible characters — have made his books beloved by readers the world over.
Date of Birth:February 7, 1812
Date of Death:June 18, 1870
Place of Birth:Portsmouth, England
Place of Death:Gad's Hill, Kent, England
Education:Home-schooling; attended Dame School at Chatham briefly and Wellington