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Written by Charles DickensAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Charles Dickens

  • Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
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  • Publisher: Everyman's Library
  • On Sale: November 3, 1992
  • Price: $23.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-41724-8 (0-679-41724-9)
about this book

One of the most swiftly moving and unified of Charles Dickens’s great novels, Oliver Twist is also famous for its re-creation—through the splendidly realized figures of Fagin, Nancy, the Artful Dodger, and the evil Bill Sikes—of the vast London underworld of pickpockets, thieves, prostitutes, and abandoned children. Victorian critics took Dickens to task for rendering this world in such a compelling, believable way, but readers over the last 150 years have delivered an alternative judgment by making this story of the orphaned Oliver Twist one of its author’s most loved works.

This edition reprints the original Everyman’s introduction by G. K. Chesterton and includes twenty-four illustrations by George Cruikshank.