A Christmas Carol : Illustrated abridged Classics (Om Illustrated Classics)

Author:

Charles Dickens

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OM BOOKS INTERNATIONAL

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Publisher

OM BOOKS INTERNATIONAL

Publication Year 2016
ISBN-13

9789385031441

ISBN-10 9789385031441
Binding

Hardcover

Number of Pages 240 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 19.7x13.8x2.3
Weight (grms) 340
Oliver Twist is a story of a young orphan, Oliver, and his attempts to stay good in a depraved society. The book exposes the miseries of poverty and its degrading effects through society. Oliver embodies innocence and incorruptibility. He was born and raised in a workhouse, then forced to live with a group of petty criminals and finally was adopted by a generous old man to live with him happily. He faces many obstacles and lives through many horrors throughout the novel. The cruelty of institutions and bureaucracies towards the unfortunate is perhaps the pre-eminent theme of the book, and essentially what makes it a social novel. Like a true Dickensian narrative, the dichotomy between Good and Evil are very clearly marked out. The story with many twists and turns keeps the reader engaged and imparts hope that benevolence can overcome and depravity.

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens (1812–1870) is considered a literary genius and one of the greatest writers of the Victorian era. He is known for creating many memorable characters in his books, which were very popular in his lifetime. Some of his best-known works are The Pickwick Papers, David Copperfield, Oliver Twist, Great Expectations and A Tale of Two Cities. He also a strong campaigner for education, social reforms and the rights of children. His grave can be seen at the Poets’ Corner in Westminster Abbey.
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