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Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
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Oliver Twist; or, The Parish Boy's Progress is the second novel by Charles Dickens. The story is about an orphan Oliver Twist, who endures a miserable existence in a workhouse and then is placed with an undertaker. He escapes and travels to London where he meets the Artful Dodger, leader of a gang of juvenile pickpockets. Oliver is led to the lair of their elderly criminal trainer Fagin, naively unaware of their unlawful activities. Packed with a host of unforgettable characters this story will have you laughing and crying in turn(but mostly laughing).A must for any booklover. ( Summary by Wikipedia and T.Hynes )

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OLIVER TWIST

OR

THE PARISH BOY'S PROGRESS

BY

CHARLES DICKENS

CONTENTS

I TREATS OF THE PLACE WHERE OLIVER TWIST WAS BORN AND OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES ATTENDING HIS BIRTH II TREATS OF OLIVER TWIST'S GROWTH, EDUCATION, AND BOARD III RELATES HOW OLIVER TWIST WAS VERY NEAR GETTING A PLACE WHICH WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN A SINECURE IV OLIVER, BEING OFFERED ANOTHER PLACE, MAKES HIS FIRST ENTRY INTO PUBLIC LIFE V OLIVER MINGLES WITH NEW ASSOCIATES. GOING TO A FUNERAL FOR THE FIRST TIME, HE FORMS AN UNFAVOURABLE NOTION OF HIS MASTER'S BUSINESS VI OLIVER, BEING GOADED BY THE TAUNTS OF NOAH, ROUSES INTO ACTION, AND RATHER ASTONISHES HIM VII OLIVER CONTINUES REFRACTORY VIII OLIVER WALKS TO LONDON. HE ENCOUNTERS ON THE ROAD A STRANGE SORT OF YOUNG GENTLEMAN IX CONTAINING FURTHER PARTICULARS CONCERNING THE PLEASANT OLD GENTLEMAN, AND HIS HOPEFUL PUPILS X OLIVER BECOMES BETTER ACQUAINTED WITH THE CHARACTERS OF HIS NEW ASSOCIATES; AND PURCHASES EXPERIENCE AT A HIGH PRICE... Continue reading book >>


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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 10 reviews)

Reviewer: - January 15, 2014
Subject: Oliver Twist, David Copperfield and Far from the Madding Crowd
T. Hynes is just fabulous at making characters come to life. I have thoroughly enjoyed the books I have listened to him read and can't wait to find more... I mean, honestly, what's better than listening to an Irishman read you a fabulous story? :)
Reviewer: - October 28, 2013
Subject: Forein Literature
OMG! This is like, my favorite book from the U.K. Charles Dickens was a top notch author.
Reviewer: - October 16, 2013
Subject: books
Oliver Twist is a bloody brilliant book!
Reviewer: - October 9, 2013
Subject: Oliver Twist
Bloody brilliant! Couldnt be better!
Reviewer: - October 7, 2013
Subject: Oliver Twist
Great narrator!
Reviewer: - August 14, 2013
Subject: Oliver Twist
The reader is superb. Brings the book to life.
Reviewer: - June 22, 2013
Subject: Oliver Twist
Brilliant narrator!
Reviewer: - March 12, 2013
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Very good reader and free! Couldn’t ask for anything else.
Reviewer: - February 9, 2013
Subject: Oliver Twist
Excellent audio! Be sure to scroll to see more than the first chapters.
January 17, 2013
The reader of this book is fantastic, highly recommended!

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