Written By Charles Dickens In 1837, This Classic Tale Is Now Available To Be Read As It Was Originally Published As A Serial.Oliver Twist Is A Young And Vulnerable Orphan Born Into Victorian London S Miserable Workhouses Homes For The Poor And Disadvantaged At A Young Age, Oliver Decides To Take His Life Into His Own Hands And Runs Away From The Workhouse That Has Been His Home For His Entire Life Finding His Way To London, Oliver Quickly Falls In With The Artful Dodger, Who Leads The Innocent Oliver To The Infamous Criminal Fagin As Oliver Stumbles Through The Dangerous Corners Of London S Dark Underbelly, He Only Has His Wits To Depend On As He Tries To Escape A Life As One Of Fagin S Underlings.
George Orwell and G K Chesterton for its realism, comedy, prose style, unique characterisations, and social criticism On the other hand, Oscar Wilde, Henry James, and Virginia Woolf complained of a lack of psychological depth, loose writing, and a vein of saccharine sentimentalism The term Dickensian is used to describe something that is reminiscent of Dickens and his writings, such as poor social conditions or comically repulsive characters.On 8 June 1870, Dickens suffered another stroke at his home after a full day s work on Edwin Drood. He never regained consciousness, and the next day he died at Gad s Hill Place Contrary to his wish to be buried at Rochester Cathedral in an inexpensive, unostentatious, and strictly private manner, he was laid to rest in the Poets Corner of Westminster Abbey A printed epitaph circulated at the time of the funeral reads To the Memory of Charles Dickens England s most popular author who died at his residence, Higham, near Rochester, Kent, 9 June 1870, aged 58 years He was a sympathiser with the poor, the suffering, and the oppressed and by his death, one of England s greatest writers is lost to the world His last words were On the ground , in response to his sister in law Georgina s request that he lie down from Wikipedia
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