The Adventures of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

This classic novel follows the life of a young orphan named Oliver Twist, who endures a miserable existence in a workhouse and then is placed with an undertaker. He escapes and travels to London where he meets the Artful Dodger, a member of a gang of juvenile pickpockets led by the elderly criminal, Fagin. Despite numerous adversities, Oliver remains pure at heart and is eventually saved from a life of crime, revealing his true identity and claiming his rightful inheritance.

The 261st greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 1139

Since this book was first published in 1837, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 1139.0.

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