Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens

Introduced by Jørgen Steen Veisland

Oliver Twist cover image Oliver Twist, an orphan set upon by misfortune and adversity, runs away from the workhouse and is lured into a den of thieves peopled by inimitable personages. Combining elements of romance and melodrama, Oliver Twist inaugurated a new kind of fiction. Edited and introduced by Jørgen Veisland, and with a new author biography, this volume makes the classical text by Charles Dickens available to new generations of readers. Our edition includes original illustrations by George Cruikshank.

About the editor: Jørgen Steen Veisland is Associate Professor of Scandinavian, American and Comparative Literature at the University of Gdańsk, Poland.


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  • Genre: Classics
  • Pages (paperback): 360 pp
  • File size (.epub): 7452 kB (including illustrations)
  • 1st edition published: 10 October 2019
  • ISBN: 978-82-93659-13-6 (softbound)
  • ISBN: 978-82-93659-12-9 (electronic)