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Oliver Twist

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First edition title page and illustration of Oliver asking for more food

Oliver Twist, or The Parish Boy's Progress is a novel by Charles Dickens. It was published by Richard Bentley in 1838.

The book tells the story of a naive orphan boy who is led into a life of crime by a band of young pickpockets. Famous characters include: Mr. Brownlow, the Artful Dodger, Bill Sikes, Nancy, and Fagin. The novel has been the basis for several movies, stage plays, and the 1960 British musical, Oliver!

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