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Dickens, Charles. Oliver Twist. New York: Longman Edition, 1981, pp. 353
This book is a fiction novel set in the 19th century. I found the main theme of he book to be about the social problems at that time in England. The main character in the book is Oliver Twist. He is a young orphan boy. The book tells his life story and his struggle to find his family and a good home. The other important characters in the book are Fagin, Bet Dawkins (Dodger), Mr. Brownlow, and Nancy. Fagin is an old Jew who is the leader of the gang of thieves, he keeps the stolen goods. Dodger is one of the thieves in the gang, he first brought Oliver in and is his best friend. Mr. Brownlow is the first person who protects Oliver. He gives him a good home and the possibility to learn and study. Nancy is a girl who is also one of the members in the gang, but helps Oliver at the cost of her own life.
Oliver is very badly treated during his childhood years. He has to work hard and gets almost nothing to eat. When he asks for more to eat, the parish authorities decide that Oliver sh
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