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"Olivia Twist" by Lorie Langdon

Olivia Twist released on March 6th 2018

Olivia Brownlow is no damsel in distress. Born in a workhouse and raised as a boy among thieving London street gangs, she is as tough and cunning as they come. 834 more words

Book Reviews

Lost London - Jacob's Island...

Famous for its mentions by Charles Dickens, Jacob’s Island – located in Bermondsey – was not actually a true island.

It was a small parcel of land formed into an “island” thanks to its location in a loop of the Neckinger River and, on the south side of the loop, a man-made ditch which was used as a mill run for Bermondsey Abbey. 336 more words

The Thames

Oliver Twist

Title: Oliver Twist

Author: Charles Dickens

Another “necessary” classic that it always just seems to be assumed that you’ve read (and that you recall minute details about). 658 more words

Book Review

Oliver Twist

This is the third time I’ve read Oliver Twist and this time I found it unbearably violent. Maybe I’m getting old. There’s brutality at every turn: the conditions of the workhouse and the portrayal of physical and mental torture of its inmates is famously depicted in adaptations but what about the death of the Bayton paupers who Sowerberry and Oliver visit? 3,160 more words

Going Victorian

I wish I were a girl again, half savage and hardy, and free; and laughing at injuries, not maddening under them! – Catherine Linton, Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte…

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Charles Dickens

Inside Out Book Tag | 2

Have you ever seen the heart-breaking, heart-warming, gut-wrenching, tear-jerking, laugh-inducing movie Inside Out? Well, you should! Today I’m here with the Inside Out Book Tag. Thanks so much to… 267 more words


Marisa's Book Corner: Olivia Twist by Lorie Langdon

Welcome to the second review in Marisa’s Book Corner. I like to upload book reviews of books I’ve either been reading that I’ve bought, got from the library, or received for review. 1,108 more words