Born and brought up in the workhouse, meek Oliver is expelled for asking for more food. Apprenticed to an undertaker, his life is so wretched that in desperation he runs away. When he falls in with Fagin's gang, the Artful Dodger helps him learn the art of survival.
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With Oliver Twist, Dickens created an entirely new kind of novel--a suspenseful, exciting story that exposed contemporary cruelties while creating an unforgettable atmosphere of mystery and pervasive evil.Review:
"The power of [Dickens] is so amazing, that the reader at once becomes his captive, and must follow him whithersoever he leads."--William Makepeace Thackeray
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Book Description Penguin Group USA, E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A., 1995. Audio Book (Cassette). Book Condition: New. CASSETTE TAPES, ABRIDGED. Approximately 6 hours of abridged text in plastic case. Brand new, factory sealed, and shrink wrapped. Shrink wrap may be coming off in places. Bookseller Inventory # 105084
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