Oliver Twist

(Illustrated Classics Collection 5)

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Paul Scofield, one of Britain's most distinguished actors reads Oliver Twist. He won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Sir Thomas More in A Man for All Seasons, a role he originated on stage. Dickens' Twist, a pauper's child reared in a workhou
pc
Wrote 8/7/14
Great and very detailed plot. Dramatic, heavy, realistic. Black critic humor, spread in the plot and hilarious. Sometimes difficult to read. - Trama ben ordita e dettagliatissima. Drammatica, pesante, verista. Umorismo nero, critico, sparso e spassos...Continua
It was an audiobook that I listened during housework. Well, this is the last book by Dickens that I listen/read. I imagine they were the telenovelas of his times as they were published in weekly chapters on newspapers. Really it bored me to death. T...Continua
fran_ces
Wrote 2/26/13

It's a beautiful novel for all the reasons that so many readers have said, but something just didn't click between me and Dickens and the pages just didn't turn.

Maybe I should reread it in a few years.

LauraT
Wrote 12/8/12
'That is no excuse,' replied Mr. Brownlow. 'You were present on the occasion of the destruction of these trinkets, and indeed are the more guilty of the two, in the eye of the law; for the law supposes that your wife acts under your direction.' 'If...Continua
Robot-mel
Wrote 4/15/12
So I've not really enjoyed any Dickens before but the library was promoting a "cityread" event this month when they were trying to get people to read Oliver Twist and have lots of activities relating to the book. (We're having a talk by Jerry White o...Continua

Giulia Irene
Wrote Dec 13, 2007, 22:15
Nell'altare della vecchia chiesa del villaggio vi è una lastra di marmo con una sola parola: "Agnese". In quella tomba non vi è bara; e possano trascorrere ancora molti,molti anni prima che un altro nome vi sia messo vicino! Ma, se gli spiriti dei mo...Continua
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