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Oliver Twist / Charles Dickens ; illustrated by George Cruikshank.

By: Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Contributor(s): Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Dickens, Charles, Vintage classics Dickens series: ; Vintage classics (London, England): Publisher: London : Vintage, 2017Description: 436 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781784873417; 1784873411.Subject(s): Orphans -- Fiction | Brigands and robbers -- Fiction | England -- Social conditions -- FictionDDC classification: 823.8 Summary: Oliver is an orphan living on the dangerous London streets with no one but himself to rely on. Fleeing from poverty and hardship, he falls in with a criminal street gang who will not let him go, however hard he tries to escape. In Oliver Twist, Dickens graphically conjures up the capital's underworld, full of prostitutes, thieves, and lost and homeless children, and gives a voice to the disadvantaged and abused.
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"Oliver Twist was first published in 1837-8. A revised edition was first published in 1846"--Title page verso.

Oliver is an orphan living on the dangerous London streets with no one but himself to rely on. Fleeing from poverty and hardship, he falls in with a criminal street gang who will not let him go, however hard he tries to escape. In Oliver Twist, Dickens graphically conjures up the capital's underworld, full of prostitutes, thieves, and lost and homeless children, and gives a voice to the disadvantaged and abused.

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