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About This Book
Born in a workhouse, the orphan Oliver Twist is doomed to a life of misery and humiliation.
He runs away to seek a better life, but falls in with some people who are up to no good. Will he resort to a life of crime to keep the only friends he has ever known? And who is the lurking stranger who seems to wish him ill? With every step he takes on the dangerous streets of London, the odds against Oliver increase.
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