Kode Buku: UCL006
NO ISBN: 9780141439747
Judul Buku: Oliver Twist
Pengarang: Charles Dickens
Penerbit: Penguin Books
Tgl/Thn Terbit: 2012
Jumlah Halaman: 553Berat Buku : 0.4 kg
Dimensi : 12.8 x 19.7 cm
The story of the orphan Oliver, who runs away from the workhouse, only to be taken in by a den of thives, shocked readers when it was first published. Dickens’s tale of childhood innocence beset by evil depicts the dark criminal underworld of a London peopled by vivid and memmorable characters – the arch-villain Fagin, the artful Dodger, the menacing Bill Sikes and the prostitute Nancy.
Combining elements of Gothic romance, the Newgate novel and popular meodrama in Oliver Twist Dickens created an entirely new kind of fiction, scathing in its indictment of a cruel society, and pervaded by an unforgettable sense of threat and mystery.
This is the first critical edition t use the seril text of 1837-9, presenting Oliver Twist as it appeared to its earliest readers. It includes Dickens’s 1841 introduction and 1850 preface, the original ilustrations and a glossary of contemporary