Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Oliver Twist

Charles Dickens

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Oliver Twist; or, the Parish Boy's Progress is Charles Dickens's second novel, and was published as a serial from 1837 to 1839 and released as a three-volume book in 1838, before the serialisation ended.The story centres on orphan Oliver Twist, born in a workhouse and sold into apprenticeship with an undertaker. After escaping, Oliver travels to London, where he meets the "Artful Dodger", a member of a gang of juvenile pickpockets led by the elderly criminal Fagin.

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Dickens is one of England’s greatest ever authors, and Oliver Twist is his second novel. It follows Oliver, an orphan who joins a gang of pickpockets, and shows the harsh lives of children and criminals at the time.