Oliver Twist Author:Charles Dickens Oliver Twist is a powerful story of crime, poverty an violence. It is one of Charles Dickens' most widely read novels. — Oliver was born and reared in a workhouse and apprenticed to a brutal master He ran away to London. Starving, he was taken from the streets by Fagin, a master criminal who corrupted homeless boys by teaching them the tricks ... more »of a professional thief.
Oliver's early career and the events that lead to his rescue present every facet of the genius that has made Charles dickens perhaps the greatest of all English novelists.« less