Oliver Twist

Evans Brothers, 2010 - 56 páginas
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This title tells the story of a poor orphan, Oliver, who survives starvation in the workhouse, life with the evil Fagin, kidnap, and robbery before eventually finding happiness.

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This book is as well-prepared as might be expected of an Eyewitness book. It tells a good summery of the story (leaving out a few of the less kid-friendly parts), and adds to it with illustrations ... Leer reseña completa

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CHAPTER TWO Fagin takes Oliver in
CHAPTER SEVEN The locket and the ring
CHAPTER NINE Nancy pays the price
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Charles Dickens, perhaps the best British novelist of the Victorian era, was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England on February 7, 1812. His happy early childhood was interrupted when his father was sent to debtors' prison, and young Dickens had to go to work in a factory at age twelve. Later, he took jobs as an office boy and journalist before publishing essays and stories in the 1830s. His first novel, The Pickwick Papers, made him a famous and popular author at the age of twenty-five. Subsequent works were published serially in periodicals and cemented his reputation as a master of colorful characterization, and as a harsh critic of social evils and corrupt institutions. His many books include Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Bleak House, Great Expectations, Little Dorrit, A Christmas Carol, and A Tale of Two Cities. Dickens married Catherine Hogarth in 1836, and the couple had nine children before separating in 1858 when he began a long affair with Ellen Ternan, a young actress. Despite the scandal, Dickens remained a public figure, appearing often to read his fiction. He died in 1870, leaving his final novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, unfinished.

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