Oliver Twist by Nancy Holder

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Published by Longman in [Burnt Mill, Harlow, Essex, England] .

Written in English

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  • London (England)


  • Orphans -- Fiction.,
  • Criminals -- Fiction.,
  • Kidnapping victims -- Fiction.,
  • London (England) -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementCharles Dickens ; edited by Robert Garland.
SeriesLongman study texts
ContributionsGarland, Robert.
LC ClassificationsPR4567.A2 G37 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 447 p. ;
Number of Pages447
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2085872M
ISBN 100582331501
LC Control Number88126114

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Oliver Twist was first published in in serial format, in Bentley’s Miscellany, which Dickens was editing at the time. Oliver Twist was Dickens’s second novel and his first real social novel, critiquing the harm public institutions inflicted on the poor.

Dickens would come to be known as the master of this form, and would continue it in Nicholas Nickleby, which he would write while.

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