Book description:Genre: Classics
1st ed. of "Oliver Twist".
ISBN 13: 9780140430172
Number of pages: 523
This fiercely comic tale stands in marked contrast to its genial predecessor, The Pickwick Papers. Set against Londons seedy back street slums, Oliver Twist is the saga of a workhouse orphan captured and thrust into a thieves den, where some of Dickenss most depraved villains preside: the incorrigible Artful Dodger, the murderous bully Sikes, and the terrible Fagin,