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Oliver Twisted, or, The witch boy's progress

By: Dickens, Charles Sharpe, J. D.

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1405258179 / 9781405258173
Out of print
20 cm 273 p.
Teenage / Young Adult  Learn More
Quiz No: 222230, Points 9.00, Book Level 5.50,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
Based on the novel by Charles Dickens.

Mash up Charles Dickens's Oliver Twist with a teen horror story and what do you get?

Oliver Twisted. "FLESH," the woe-begotten moaned at Oliver, baring teeth which were ragged and black. "FLESH" came another moan, and he turned to see two more behind.

They began to shuffle towards him, barefoot. The world according to Oliver Twisted is simple. Vampyres feed on the defenceless, orphans are sacrificed to hungry gods and if a woe-begotten catches your scent it will hunt you forever.

On the advice of a corpse, Oliver flees his ghastly orphan life to seek his destiny in the dark streets of old London Town, despite the perils of the woe-begotten zombie-infested journey.

There he meets the shadowy Dodger, the evil old soul-stealer Fagin, and the menacing Bill Sikes, who is more beast than man.

But will Oliver Twisted be the world's salvation, or its downfall?!

Like your books for teens to be edge-of-your-seat thrillers with a dollop of literary heritage?

Oliver Twisted is the young adult horror mash-up for you.


YFD Horror & ghost stories, chillers (Children's / Teenage)

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