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Oliver Twist
Charles Dickens
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Oliver Twist
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A poor boy, born and raised in a workhouse in Victorian England, falls into the control of a gang of heartless criminals.

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I: Treats of the Place Where Oliver Twist Was Born and of the Circumstances Attending His Birth
II: Treats of Oliver Twist’s Growth, Education, and Board
III: Relates How Oliver Twist Was Very Near Getting a Place Which Would Not Have Been a Sinecure
IV: Oliver, Being Offered Another Place, Makes His First Entry Into Public Life
V: Oliver Mingles with New Associates. Going to a Funeral for the First Time, He Forms an Unfavourable Notion of His Master’s Business
VI: Oliver, Being Goaded by the Taunts of Noah, Rouses Into Action, and Rather Astonishes Him
VII: Oliver Continues Refractory
VIII: Oliver Walks to London. He Encounters on the Road a Strange Sort of Young Gentleman
IX: Containing Further Particulars Concerning the Pleasant Old Gentleman, and His Hopeful Pupils
X: Oliver Becomes Better Acquainted with the Characters of His New Associates; and Purchases Experience at a High Price. Being a Short, but Very Important Chapter, in This History
XI: Treats of Mr. Fang the Police Magistrate; and Furnishes a Slight Specimen of His Mode of Administering Justice
XII: In Which Oliver Is Taken Better Care of Than He Ever Was Before. And in Which the Narrative Reverts to the Merry Old Gentleman and His Youthful Friends
XIII: Some New Acquaintances Are Introduced to the Intelligent Reader, Connected with Whom Various Pleasant Matters Are Related, Appertaining to This History
XIV: Comprising Further Particulars of Oliver’s Stay at Mr. Brownlow’s, with the Remarkable Prediction Which One Mr. Grimwig Uttered Concerning Him, When He Went Out on an Errand
XV: Showing How Very Fond of Oliver Twist, the Merry Old Jew and Miss Nancy Were
XVI: Relates What Became of Oliver Twist, After He Had Been Claimed by Nancy
XVII: Oliver’s Destiny Continuing Unpropitious, Brings a Great Man to London to Injure His Reputation
XVIII: How Oliver Passed His Time in the Improving Society of His Reputable Friends
XIX: In Which a Notable Plan Is Discussed and Determined On
XX: Wherein Oliver Is Delivered Over to Mr. William Sikes
XXI: The Expedition
XXII: The Burglary
XXIII: Which Contains the Substance of a Pleasant Conversation Between Mr. Bumble and a Lady; and Shows That Even a Beadle May Be Susceptible on Some Points
XXIV: Treats on a Very Poor Subject. But Is a Short One, and May Be Found of Importance in This History
XXV: Wherein This History Reverts to Mr. Fagin and Company
XXVI: In Which a Mysterious Character Appears Upon the Scene; and Many Things, Inseparable from This History, Are Done and Performed
XXVII: Atones for the Unpoliteness of a Former Chapter; Which Deserted a Lady, Most Unceremoniously
XXVIII: Looks After Oliver, and Proceeds with His Adventures
XXIX: Has an Introductory Account of the Inmates of the House, to Which Oliver Resorted
XXX: Relates What Oliver’s New Visitors Thought of Him
XXXI: Involves a Critical Position
XXXII: Of the Happy Life Oliver Began to Lead with His Kind Friends
XXXIII: Wherein the Happiness of Oliver and His Friends, Experiences a Sudden Check
XXXIV: Contains Some Introductory Particulars Relative to a Young Gentleman Who Now Arrives Upon the Scene; and a New Adventure Which Happened to Oliver
XXXV: Containing the Unsatisfactory Result of Oliver’s Adventure; and a Conversation of Some Importance Between Harry Maylie and Rose
XXXVI: Is a Very Short One, and May Appear of No Great Importance in Its Place, but It Should Be Read Notwithstanding, as a Sequel to the Last, and a Key to One That Will Follow When Its Time Arrives
XXXVII: In Which the Reader May Perceive a Contrast, Not Uncommon in Matrimonial Cases
XXXVIII: Containing an Account of What Passed Between Mr. and Mrs. Bumble, and Mr. Monks, at Their Nocturnal Interview
XXXIX: Introduces Some Respectable Characters with Whom the Reader Is Already Acquainted, and Shows How Monks and the Jew Laid Their Worthy Heads Together
XL: A Strange Interview, Which Is a Sequel to the Last Chapter
XLI: Containing Fresh Discoveries, and Showing That Surprises, Like Misfortunes, Seldom Come Alone
XLII: An Old Acquaintance of Oliver’s, Exhibiting Decided Marks of Genius, Becomes a Public Character in the Metropolis
XLIII: Wherein Is Shown How the Artful Dodger Got Into Trouble
XLIV: The Time Arrives for Nancy to Redeem Her Pledge to Rose Maylie. She Fails
XLV: Noah Claypole Is Employed by Fagin on a Secret Mission
XLVI: The Appointment Kept
XLVII: Fatal Consequences
XLVIII: The Flight of Sikes
XLIX: Monks and Mr. Brownlow at Length Meet. Their Conversation, and the Intelligence That Interrupts It
L: The Pursuit and Escape
LI: Affording an Explanation of More Mysteries Than One, and Comprehending a Proposal of Marriage with No Word of Settlement or Pin-Money
LII: Fagin’s Last Night Alive
LIII: And Last
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