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The David Lean Blogathon: Oliver Twist(1948)

This is my entry for my David Lean blogathon being held next Friday and Saturday. I can’t wait to read all of your entries. There is still time to sign up and join the fun if you haven’t already done so. 2,305 more words


Review - Olivia Twist

Full disclosure –  I have not read Oliver Twist. The only Dickens’ novel I’ve read is “A Christmas Carol”. I’ve been meaning to rectify this, and had hoped this re-imagining would inspire me to read more – mission accomplished. 615 more words


Dickens for (Italian) Children

A few days ago I was talking books with a reasonably educated and definitely adult acquaintance – and, on saying that I’ve read a good deal of Dickens through the years, I earned a raised eyebrow and this question: but isn’t Dickens a children’s author? 405 more words


037 - Oliver Twist!

We are back with MOAR DICKENS! This time, it’s the literally ill-advised “Oliver Twist” from 1948. David Lean was told not to make this movie, but he did and oh boy here it is! 155 more words


Top Ten Tuesday: Red, White and Blue Books

Good evening bookworms, welcome to my third Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and currently hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. 1,180 more words