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    Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

The story of Oliver Twist - orphaned, and set upon by evil and adversity from his first breath - shocked readers when it was published. After running away from the workhouse and pompous beadle Mr Bumble, Oliver finds himself lured into a den of thieves peopled by vivid and memorable characters - the Artful Dodger, vicious burglar Bill Sikes, his dog Bull's Eye, and prostitute Nancy, all watched over by cunning master-thief Fagin.

Year: 1837
Genre: Literature

    Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

One of the most revered works in English literature, Great Expectations traces the coming-of-age of a young orphan, Pip, from a boy of shallow aspirations into a man of maturity. From the chilling opening confrontation with an escaped convict to the grand but eerily disheveled estate of bitter old Miss Havisham, all is not what it seems in Dickens’ dark tale of false illusions and thwarted desire.

Year: 1861
Genre: Coming of Age

    The Battle of Britain by James Holland

'If Hitler fails to invade or destroy Britain, he has lost the war, ' Churchill said in the summer of 1940. He was right. The Battle of Britain was a crucial turning point in the history of the Second World War and now, acclaimed British historian James Holland has written the definitive account of this battle based on extensive new research from around the world including thousands of new interviews with people on both sides of the fighting.

Year: 2011
Genre: Battle of Britain




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1837Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens Literature, England
1861Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Coming of Age, England
2011The Battle of Britain by James Holland England, Non-Fiction
Five Months That Changed History; May-October 1940





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