Oliver Twist Penguin Classics
Charles Dickens's Oliver Twist is a gripping portrayal of London's dark criminal underbelly, published in Penguin Classics with an introduction by Philip Horne.The story of Oliver Twist - orphaned, and set upon by evil and adversity from his first breath - shocked readers when it was published. After running away from the workhouse and pompous beadle Mr Bumble, Oliver finds himself lured into a den of thieves peopled by vivid and memorable characters - the Artful Dodger, vicious burglar Bill Sikes, his dog Bull's Eye, and prostitute Nancy, all watched over by cunning master-thief Fagin.
Published in 2012 to celebrate the two-hundredth anniversary of the birth of one of our greatest and most important novelists, Charles Dickens. This elegant set of six of his major works is presented in an exclusive and sumptuous boxed set of lavish, clothbound editions, designed by "Penguin's" own award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith.Regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era and social critic, this stunning set of novels features some of the world's best-known fictional characters.