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.
By Mayberry, SM
I am sorry it took me all these years to read this wonderful gem of a story about love and betrayal and broken dreams m, and hope beyond all reason. This is a great book. If you haven't read it I highly encourage you to do so. Excellent writing.
The Happiest Sad Tale
A love story.
'Oliver Twist' is the bleakest and brightest of tales. Charles Dickens weaves all of the elements for a gripping story into his book. What I love most, however, is Mr. Dickens' ability to paint a world, a character, a situation, a single sentiment with nothing but words. It was a treat and an education reading this book. The characters are vivid. They are awful and delightful. Throughout the reading are included words of wisdom--quotes which I paused to highlight. I will reread them time and again. I highly recommend this book to all story lovers. It is a masterpiece.
I was in 6th grade when I first read it and have been in love with it since. One of my favorite books my Charles Dickens!
Understanding the World of Oliver Twist
Most people, at first glance, will turn up their noses at the thought of reading a novel written by one of the oldest, and most renowned, authors of our time, but as they say, you cannot judge a book by its cover. Without giving away the plot or contents of the book, Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens, is a fantastic piece of literature, as it portrays realistic characters and worldly concepts that give the reader a sense of the reality Mr. Dickens lived in, in Victorian England, as a lad. It continuously grips the reader with anticipation and constantly gives us the opportunity of syncing with the characters' actions, thoughts and feelings. An outstanding work of art and an even better biography of the young lad, and main character, Oliver Twist.
Horrible book absolutely terrible I have never read anything as horrible as this it was a monumental waste of my time and I hope I never have the displeasure of reading this book again.
This book is good
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By Abdulrahman s
this book is make me cry and hapy same time
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Good but difficult
By Hamm Sammich
I enjoyed the story, but the Old English made it difficult to understand at times, and required a higher level of concentration and detracted from the overall enjoyment of the book. I would have liked a slightly more modern version.
Can't beat Dickens!
You just can 't beat Charles Dickens for a great read. This stuff is timeless, everyone knows this story but the book is so much more. Full of interesting quirky characters and dark humor, I loved it.