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  • Oliver Twist

  • By: Charles Dickens
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 16 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 753
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 582
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 586

After escaping from the dark and dismal workhouse where he was born, Oliver finds himself on the mean streets of Victorian-era London and is unwittingly recruited into a scabrous gang of scheming urchins. In this band of petty thieves, Oliver encounters the extraordinary and vibrant characters who have captured audiences' imaginations for more than 150 years.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing narration!

  • By Karen on 12-11-08

Charles Dickens is a master story teller.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-10-12

Would you listen to Oliver Twist again? Why?

I love listening to Simon Vance narrate Charles Dickens. I plan on listening to as many Dickens novels as I can get my ears on! Charles Dickens is a master story teller and Simon Vance is a master at bringing his masterful characters to audio.

What other book might you compare Oliver Twist to and why?

David Copperfield read by Simon Vance was thoroughly entertaining as well.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I laughed and cried and I was amazed at how I could appreciate the virtue of pure innocence and abhor pure evil in the same paragraph.

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