Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812-1870) was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era. Dickens is known for creating some of English literature's most iconic characters, including Oliver Twist, Ebeneezer Scrooge, and David Copperfield.
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickensby Charles Dickens
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OLIVER TWIST is the second novel by English author Charles Dickens, published in 1838. The story is about an orphan Oliver Twist, who escapes from a workhouse and travels to London where he meets the Artful Dodger, leader of a gang of juvenile pickpockets. Oliver is led to the lair of their elderly criminal Fagin, naively unaware of their unlawful activities. Twist's innocent nature eventually leads him out of the slums of London, but his past threatens to catch up with him as he tries to build a new life with a loving family.
Meet the Author
- Date of Birth:
- February 7, 1812
- Date of Death:
- June 18, 1870
- Place of Birth:
- Portsmouth, England
- Place of Death:
- Gad's Hill, Kent, England
- Home-schooling; attended Dame School at Chatham briefly and Wellington
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