Oliver Twist (Fully Illustrated): The beautifully reproduced early edition corrected by Charles Dickens in 1867-68, illustrated by George Cruikshank with bonus photographs

Oliver Twist (Fully Illustrated): The beautifully reproduced early edition corrected by Charles Dickens in 1867-68, illustrated by George Cruikshank with bonus photographs

by Charles Dickens

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Overview

Oliver Twist (Fully Illustrated): The beautifully reproduced early edition corrected by Charles Dickens in 1867-68, illustrated by George Cruikshank with bonus photographs by Charles Dickens

- The 1868 edition corrected by Dickens in 1867-68.

- Includes a preface by Dickens, plus an editor’s note.

- Contains all 12 of George Cruikshank’s original illustrations.

- Also contains 16 photographs from the Her Majesty’s Theatre performance of Oliver Twist.

- Fully-searchable table of contents.

- Exquisitely formatted and presented in e-book form.

Dickens’ exceptional second novel tells the story of orphan boy Oliver Twist, who escapes the misery of the workhouse only to fall in with a gang of London crooks, led by the legendary Fagin.

The literary masterpiece uses dark humour to shine a light on the real poverty blighting London life in the 19th century, as Dickens – himself once a child labourer – explains in the rare foreword to this Apostrophe Books edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781908556714
Publisher: Apostrophe Books Ltd
Publication date: 09/16/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 464
File size: 10 MB

About the Author

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is probably the greatest novelist England has ever produced, the author of such well-known classics as A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, David Copperfield and Oliver Twist. His innate comic genius and shrewd depictions of Victorian life — along with his indelible characters — have made his books beloved by readers the world over.

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

Education:

Home-schooling; attended Dame School at Chatham briefly and Wellington

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