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Dodger by James Benmore
  

Dodger

Part of the Dodger Series
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Yes, this is the Dodger of Oliver Twist grown up, or at least twenty. Deported to Australia where he was befriended by an Aborigine, Warrigal, they are now both in London for a disreputable Lord of the Realm has Dodger pardoned so the young thief can once again mix with London’s underworld. Said Lord needs the lad to find a jewel Fagin hid all those years ago. This is pure boys-own adventure, light, frivolous and fun. It begins a series.

Synopsis

Dodger by James Benmore

The Artful Dodger is back! Returning to the page for the first time in 175 years, London's most skilled and charismatic thief is back to ply his trade on the capital's streets once more. From the rooftops to the sewers, Dodger leads us on a witty and thrilling adventure through Dickensian London.

Reviews

'Dickens would have loved this ... a brilliant character ... as lively and funny as the original Artful Dodger' - Conn Iggulden

'Benmore has a natural talent ... expertly emulates Dickens style for creating memorable individuals ... found it very difficult to put down' - Bookbag

'Plenty of depth and emotion ... from Young Adult to grandparent, there is something in this story for all to love' - Parmenion Books

About the Author

James Benmore

James Benmore studied literature at the Open University and has since completed an MSt in Creative Writing at Oxford University. He won the AM Heath prize in 2010 for best work of fiction by a writer graduating from Kellogg College. His short stories have been published in various anthologies. He lives in London.

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Book Info

Publication date

30th January 2014

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Publisher

Heron Books an imprint of Quercus Publishing

Format

Paperback
416 pages

Categories

Historical Fiction
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ISBN

9781780874678

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