Oliver Twist (Paperback)

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By Charles Dickens, George Cruikshank (Illustrator), Philip Pullman (Introduction by)
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Dickens's classic morality tale of a starving orphan caught between opposing forces of good and evil is a powerful indictment of Victorian England's Poor Laws. Filled with dark humor and an unforgettable cast of characters Oliver Twist, Fagin, Nancy, Bill Sykes, and the Artful Dodger, to name a few Dickens's second novel is a compelling social satire that has remained popular since it was first serialized in 1837-39.
The text for this Modern Library Paperback Classic is taken from the 1846 New Edition, revised and corrected by the author. It includes new explanatory notes and an appendix, "A Brief History of the English Poor Laws.

Praise For…


"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

Product Details
ISBN: 9780375757846
ISBN-10: 0375757848
Publisher: Modern Library
Publication Date: September 6th, 2005
Pages: 480
Language: English
Series: Modern Library Classics (Paperback)