A hard and bitter childhood marked by poverty and imprisonment of his father, andrelieved only by reading, marked forever the life of Charles Dickens, who found in her literary inspiration. His novels combine realism, humor and a deep knowledge of the marginalized, whose situationcontinually denounced.
The story of young Oliver, raised in an orphanage, used and abused in a funeral home, which the escape route to London is recruited by a gang of thieves that he does not recognizeas such, is not only a superb showcase of well-known Dickensian creations (Fagin, the leader of the gang of juvenile delinquents, the thief Jack Dawkins, the murderer Sikes, the prostitute Nancy, themysterious Monks, Oliver's relentless pursuer), but a magnificent and fast-paced tale of innocence beleaguered.
The various guards that the hero is finding its way we discover the idyllic andsentimental Dickens, and thanks to a web of secrets as dramatic as finally happy.
Posterity myth has become the adventures of this little character, and maybe today, praying his fascination has notwaned.
It is a beautiful and sensitive story, whose characters reflect the social problems present in all ages.
It was serialized in 1837, consolidated the fame of the author and is undoubtedlyone of the most enduring novels of his genius.
With it he intended to show that it could "serve to morality" by a story with "characters chosen from the most criminal and degraded of London'spopulation, yet they survived and where the innocence and fragility.
With Oliver Twist Charles Dickens begins to literature devoted specifically to adolescents.
Oliver Twist: The main character inthe novel is poor, has 12 years, and it becomes an orphan because he was born, her mother dies in childbirth. This occurred in a hospice in London in which it was received.
Oliver is very...