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Olivia Twist

Author: Lorie Langdon
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Blink, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Olivia Brownlow, born in a workhouse and raised as a boy among thieving London street gangs, is as tough and cunning as they come. Taken in by her uncle after a caper gone wrong, she's now a debutante in high society. But she can't forget the teeming slums where children still scrabble to survive. Jack MacCarron, once known as the Artful Dodger, became the adopted "nephew" of a society matron. He and his "aunt" are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Historical fiction
Young adult works
Juvenile works
Fiction
Love stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lorie Langdon
ISBN: 9780310763413 031076341X
OCLC Number: 993421446
Description: 331 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Lorie Langdon.

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Olivia Twist is an innovative reimagining of Charles Dickens' classic tale Oliver Twist, where Olivia is forced to live as a boy for her own safely until she is rescued from the streets in order to  Read more...

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Langdon has crafted a charming reimaging of the classic story Oliver Twist. There is a perfect balance between historical details, solid pacing and strong character voices. Readers may find this Read more...

 
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A reimagined classic with a wicked awesome heroine

by KatelynSBolds (WorldCat user published 2018-04-09) Excellent Permalink

As an avid reader of Dickens' works, I was prepared to hate this book as much as the movie currently in theaters entitled, Sherlock Gnomes. I shudder to think of it. How can anyone slaughter a classic in such a way?
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