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Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist | Charles Dickens
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BookBelle84
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I love it when restaurants use books in their decor.

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rabbitprincess
Oliver Twist | Charles Dickens
Pickpick

This somehow got really confusing about 3/4 of the way in; there are some melodramatic intricacies that seemed to come out of nowhere. But I read ahead in Serial Reader to finish this and found the rest of it a digestible read, so a Pick it is.

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rabbitprincess
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Dialogue I was not expecting to see in this novel: “Think it‘s the same boy, Stupid-head?” 😂😂😂😂

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suvata
Oliver Twist | Charles Dickens
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Source: Reader‘s Digest, June 2021

KathyWheeler 😄 12mo
Hooked_on_books 😂 12mo
Texreader 😂😂😂 12mo
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Lauraandherbooks
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I found this set of books, some the works , some Christmas stories.. either way there are 11 books here- not in the greatest condition but I found them 2 weeks ago and walked away because of their condition and regretted it since and finally we t back today and the lady still had them so I purchased them .. all 11 for $20 . Published in 1865 some of them- even if they don‘t appreciate I still have my antique books 😍

Crazeedi That's very cool 12mo
Lauraandherbooks @Crazeedi I thought so but my husband thinks it‘s a lost cause .. but that‘s the very reason 😍😍 books someday will be a thing of the past but I will cling to it anyways 12mo
Ruthiella Love it! 😍 12mo
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Lauraandherbooks @Ruthiella thank you for saying so- I‘m loving them too.. it will take gentle hands to read them 12mo
Crazeedi @Lauraandherbooks I think they are very precious 12mo
Lauraandherbooks @Crazeedi thank you 😊 12mo
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4thhouseontheleft
Oliver Twist | Charles Dickens
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What does one do on a shitty day? Go buy books! 📚

After one hell of a day, I stopped by the used bookstore near Maya‘s school and found a few classics I‘ve been meaning to add to my collection, before heading to school pick up!

Ruthiella Sorry you had a bad day! 😐 ❤️ Glad books were able to make it better! (edited) 14mo
4thhouseontheleft @Ruthiella thank you! It was just a series of things that all together made for a very trying day! This evening was better 14mo
TrishB Books always help ❤️ 14mo
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TheBFR
Oliver Twist | Charles Dickens

Am reading this now. Poor Oliver!

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Cuilin
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Pickpick

No guesses here. It‘s a pick! Great story wonderfully told. Most people know the story so I‘ll say as Dickens‘s second novel, his style is clearly evident, satire, humour, exaggeration, and of course caricature.
#whattheDickens

BookwormAHN I love the subtle humor. 1y
Cuilin @BookwormAHN me too, his writing is so incredibly witty and clever. I love that he respects his readers to “get it”. 1y
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Cuilin
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Away they run, pell-mell, helter-skelter, slap-dash,… rousing up the dogs… Away they fly, splashing through the mud,… up go the windows, out run the people, onward bear the mob,… There is a passion for hunting something deeply implanted in the human breast.

And that is how you write a chase scene!
#whattheDickens

Amiable His writing is so visceral. (edited) 1y
Cuilin @Amiable I agree. It reminds me of paintings of people, by artists like Lowry etc scenes of life. Amazing command of language. 1y
EdnaC That‘s on my TBR this year. 1y
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Cuilin @EdnaC This is the year of Dickens for me. I‘m also reading Bleak House, with others planned for the year with #whattheDickens buddy read. 1y
EdnaC @Cuilin that‘s awesome. I recently reread A Christmas Carol and it sparked me to want to read more of his stuff. Or reread it. I was just saying I read Great Expectations as a teen but I feel like I would get more out of it rereading it now. 1y
Cuilin @EdnaC if you like to join in the buddy read I‘m happy to tag you. We start A Tale of Two Cities in May and The Pickwick Papers in September. Or Bleak House now. 1y
EdnaC @Cuilin oh I would love to! Yes please tag me. :) 1y
Cuilin @EdnaC will do. Glad you‘re joining us!! 1y
EdnaC @Cuilin thanks! 1y
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Cuilin
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I‘m enjoying this reading, but Charles was this absolutely necessary? One must remember how much of the world despised the Irish at one time and make sure as a people we must always stand on the side of the oppressed. 🇮🇪 #shouldertoshoulder

Butterfinger I like that tag. That is powerful. 1y
Cuilin @Milara that was my point! Absolutely we should be more concerned, I was highlighting this to say that “those who don‘t know history are destined to repeat it” I would hate to see Irish people being xenophobic without having a clue to their own history. I‘ll still read Dickens it was a good line to set me thinking about all this. I don‘t regard that as wasted energy if it motivates one to think. 1y
Cuilin @Milara yes. I like that. We cannot hold the past to our standards and we should learn from their mistakes. As Maya Angelou said “when you know better, do better” That‘s all we can do. Read, learn, improve, repeat. 1y
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Ruthiella
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Young Oliver Twist is lost but then #found a couple of times in Dickens‘ classic novel.

#FallFinds

Eggs Cover Passion -those are amazing 🥰 2y
Ruthiella @Eggs Penguin Black Spine Classics! 😍 2y
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CaffeineAndCandy 😂😂❤❤❤ 2y
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KVanRead
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📕Oliver Twist
✒️Michael Ondaatje
🎬 One False Move
🎬 One Flew Over the Cuckoo‘s Nest
📺 The Odd Couple
🎤 The Old 97s
🎼 Our House - CSNY

#ManicMonday #LetterO

JoScho Thanks for playing 💛 2y
vivastory Excellent choices! 2y
KVanRead @vivastory @JoScho thanks 😊👍🏽 2y
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catiewithac
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#Two4Tuesday

1. Oliver Twist (Mr. Bumble!)
2. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Johnny Nolan has my heart forever 💗)

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CoffeeNBooks
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I like Charles Dickens' writing style and storytelling, but I think I prefer to listen to his books rather than read them. This is the second Dickens book I've listened to this month.
#ReadingClassicsIn2020

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Jess861
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I'm going to give this prompt a little spin and only choose books and book series that I read as a child or early teen. All of these books will have impacted me in one way or another.

#7Days7Books Day 5

Seven books that left a deep impression on me and/or changed me.

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catiewithac
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Mission Dickens underway! I finished OT early this morning. It‘s probably my least favorite novel by Dickens, but it‘s Dickens so it‘s still better than everything else. This was his first novel after The Pickwick Papers, and it shows. The characters are even more like caricatures than those in Nicholas Nickleby and The Old Curiosity Shop. The graphic depictions of poverty and violence make this a must-read. On to Martin Chuzzlewit next!

UwannaPublishme I‘m reading The Man Who Invented Christmas. Lots of fascinating trivia about Mr. D. 2y
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catiewithac
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Just a reminder that Dickens is always relevant! What makes humans special is how we care for each other 💗

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catiewithac
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I‘ve not felt well the past few days and the extreme aching started this morning. It‘s still near impossible to get tested in Indiana even for healthcare workers. While I‘m self-quarantined I‘ve resumed reading some Dickens novels that I‘ve started over the years. Most recently I left off reading Oliver Twist. Hopefully, I‘ll survive to finish Martin Chuzzlewit and Little Dorrit.

CollapsingLibrary Hope you feel better soon ❤️ 2y
rabbitprincess ♥️♥️♥️ 2y
Scochrane26 Hope you feel better soon & can get tested. 2y
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BlameJennyJane I hope you can get tested! Feel better!! 2y
ShyBookOwl Sending well wishes 2y
QuietlyLaura I‘m sorry you‘re hurting. I hope you get some relief soon. 💕 2y
Jas16 Hoping you feel better soon 💐 2y
Librarybelle Hope you feel better soon! 2y
Chrissyreadit I hope you feel better quickly! 2y
catiewithac Thanks for the well-wishes! 2y
JamieArc Oh no! I‘ve been wondering how you are faring! Take good care of yourself. 🤗🤗 2y
Reviewsbylola I hope you feel better! 2y
Bookwormjillk Hope you feel better Catie! 2y
Christine Sending love and good wishes! ❤️ 2y
erzascarletbookgasm Sending well wishes 💚 2y
Deifio Lots of hugs! Hope you feel better soon! 💞 2y
BarbaraBB Get well soon 💚🍀 2y
Tanisha_A Feel better soon. 🏵️ 2y
batsy I hope you get well soon. Take care! 2y
TheAromaofBooks Ohno, Catie!! Hope you feel better soon... lots of rest & fluids!! 2y
BibliOHIOphile @catiewithac how are you feeling?? I just got your lovely card 🥰 How are the Dickens novels coming? I‘ll write you later this week. Take care. 2y
catiewithac @BibliOHIOphile I‘m feeling a bit better! Less than 200 pages to go with 2y
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LadyReader1982
Oliver Twist | Charles Dickens

Watch the old musical, I forget the year for it. Its excellent!

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Literary_Siren It‘s funny I should come across Oliver Twist on Litsy since I‘m at work and people are asking me “please, sir, may I have some more.” I also may be making them ask for another drink in this way. 😂 2y
sdbruening That quote comes surprisingly early in the book too! I was shocked. 2y
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sdbruening
Oliver Twist | Charles Dickens
Panpan

This book was disappointing. I‘ve loved just about every other Dickens novel I‘ve read but not this one. I didn‘t like any of the characters. It was one depressing scene or depraved character after the next. Even the ‘good‘ characters were sickly sweet. Numerous passages that seemed unnecessary. Would have stopped after page 250 but decided to power through it just to know how it all turned out.

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maich
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#FestivePhotoChallenge Shop till you drop!

I bought collection of classics fairytales for my little girl. Hope she'll love them as much as I do.
Tales inside the book are Treasure Island, The Wizard of Oz, The Wind in the Willows, Heidi, The Secret Garden, Oliver Twist, Alice in the Wonderland, and Black Beauty.

#cristmasspirit #christmasiscoming #mostbeautifultimeoftheyear #WinterGames #SlayBells
@Clwojick @StayCurious @MidnightBookGirl

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LibrarianRyan
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WJCintron Lol and by the way, I LOVE that movie!! 3y
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MumWhoLovesToRead
Oliver Twist | Dickens
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It was very slow to get into. Pretty disappointed with this classic

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Follow.my.read
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Please sir, can I have some more?

brit91 Awwww!😍🐿 3y
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jb72
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Week 1
Gratitude - 7x week 🤩
Meditation - 3x week (not fully engaged but working on it)
Stationary Bike - 0x week 😑
Books read - 4 books 📚
No soda
Working on chapter 3 of Oliver Twist
#bfc #teamletsdothis #bookfitnesschallenge

julesG Looks like a successful week! 🎉 3y
Megabooks Great job! 3y
CocoReads Great week! 3y
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britt_brooke Nice work! 🙌🏻 3y
Crazeedi You accomplished a lot this week!👏👏 3y
LibrarianJen You did great! 💖 3y
Reecaspieces 👏👏👏👍 3y
CaroPi Very good week. And the message of Gratitude is something that I feel we should practice more often. Many times I forgot to be thankful of all the amazing things I got in life. 3y
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 Great progress! 3y
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jb72
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#BFC #bookfitnesschallenge #round3
Day One And Goal Setting
* Read 12 books
* Practice Gratitude every day
* Meditation 3 times a week
* Ride stationary bike 3 times a week
* No soda
* Start a reading journal
* Make progress on Oliver Twist
* Make progress on Dr. Seuss challenge

julesG I like those goals! 3y
britt_brooke Love your goals! 3y
wanderinglynn Great goals! 🙌 3y
wanderinglynn Great goals! 🙌 3y
CaroPi Great goals!!! 3y
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jb72
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#BFC #bookfitnesschallenge #newgoals #round3
Head on over to @wanderinglynn page and sign up for round 3. I signed up as I am hoping to keep going and get more focused. Even though I‘ve had several bumps in the road, the encouragement here is wonderful!
New goals for round 3:
Read 6 books 📖
Exercise 4x wk
Gratitude/Meditate 7x wk
No soda (I recently found out I have diabetes 😒)
Start a reading journal 📓

TheSpineView Great goals! A friend of mine was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Totally controls it with diet and exercise. You got this! 3y
Crazeedi Glad you are going to continue!! Littles successes are important, even if I dont meet all of my goals it means I'm paying attention and trying!! 3y
wanderinglynn Great goals! 🙌 And so happy you've signed up for R3! (And I love the quote about Piglet. ❤) 3y
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jb72 @TheSpineView Thanks! I am working on making small changes in my diet. So far I‘ve given up soda and sugary drinks in general. I‘ve already lost a few pounds. 3y
jb72 @Crazeedi I agree. It‘s the small things that help keep up the momentum. 3y
jb72 @wanderinglynn Thanks! I‘m really enjoying the goal setting and small challenges. I‘ve lost a few pounds along the way too. 3y
wanderinglynn @jb72 w00t! I love these kind of side benefits. 👍🏻 3y
TheSpineView @jb72 That awesome! I need to loose a few pounds too! 3y
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jenniferw88
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BarbaraBB Great choice 👍🏼 3y
Cathythoughts Great pic 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 3y
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jenniferw88
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The #soclose I know is this duet between Jodie Prenger & John Barrowman. John was a judge on this show in order to find a Nancy!

https://youtu.be/6qga4SJ-3MQ

#maymoviemagic @Cinfhen @rohit-sawant

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EmilieGR
Pickpick

Romanticized but charming- a classic

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karajay
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1. Oliver Twist
2. Valley of the Dolls
3. Goodreads
4. Veggie burgers with guava bbq sauce and pineapple.
5. 👋 @Rhelia @Melissa_J @marleed

#wondrouswednesday @Eggs

Eggs Valley of the Dolls!!!!!! I remember that film with Patti Duke! 3y
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GlitterGirl
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My fur-babies keeping me company while reeding this book from my #TBRShelve...and I am actually enjoying it, far more than I thought I would!🐶🐱🕶

wanderinglynn Aw! What cuties! ❤️🐶❤️🐱 3y
Erofan 🐕🐈💕 3y
Bookwomble I'm glad you're finding this better than you expected. That's always a bonus when you're tackling a book you're not sure about when going in. I loved Oliver Twist, and it's an important book culturally, being one of Dickens's works that brought the reality of workhouse poverty into the comfortable homes of the English middle classes. 3y
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GlitterGirl
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Just finished MAN VAN CIRÉNE
Started on Oliver Twist
And then onwards to THE HAND THAT DROVE THE NAILS and then SUPERMAN: DAWNBREAKER!
#ReadingCheckIn

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GlitterGirl
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I don't know why I am doing this to myself, but it has been on the #TBRshelve for ages (and when I say ages, I mean years!!!!) so better get it over and done with.
I liked a Christmas Carol and Great Expectations, so maybe this will not be so bad! #Hopeful

SW-T Good luck! I tried to read Oliver Twist a couple times and gave up. Loved the other Dickens I‘d read though. 3y
Shamzi It took me a long time to complete it, tale of two cities is much better!!! 3y
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Cityofamber
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Pickpick

Not my favorite Dickens‘ book, but still enjoyable:)

SassyBookworm Your dinner looks delicious 😋 3y
Cityofamber @SassyBookworm it was actually lunch a few weeks ago 😂y dinner was a snickers ice cream bar (still delicious) 😂 3y
SassyBookworm @Cityofamber 🤣 sounds about like mine! I finished up some steak bites and the rest was like ice cream and junk food 🤣 3y
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ReclusiveHermit
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Pickpick

Please, sir, i want some more.

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LittleBug
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Mehso-so

I‘ve never really liked reading ‘the classics‘. Every time I‘ve tried I ended up disappointed, or even bored. But, I keep trying, cause…well, there must be a reason they are considered classics, right? Reading Oliver Twist has not helped me to find that reason…
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LittleBug It‘s a cute read, but it‘s filled with what I felt were plot holes. I‘d summarise the story as a ‘Murphy‘s Law‘ kind of heaping of bad luck, followed by a ‘divine intervention‘ kind of never ending good luck. The characters remained flat, stereotypical to me and the setting seemed surreal. I kept wondering if Dickens actually saw the world the way he described it, whether he was making fun of it, or whether that‘s actually the world he lived in…? 3y
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