Oliver Twist (Paperback)

By Charles Dickens

Dover Publications, 9780486424538, 368pp.

Publication Date: December 30, 2002



Oliver Twist's famous cry of the heart -- "Please, sir, I want some more" -- has resounded with generations of readers of all ages. Teh author poured his own youthful experience of Victorian London's unspeakable squalor into this realistic depiction of a spirited young innocent's unwilling but inevitable recruitment into a scabrous gang of thieves. Mastermineded by the loathsome Fagin, the underworld crew features some of Dickens' most memorable characters, including the vicious Bill Sikes, gentle Nancy, and the juvenile pickpocket. Reprint of a standard edition.