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1 edition of Oliver"s guide to the City of London. found in the catalog.

Oliver"s guide to the City of London.

Oliver"s guide to the City of London.

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Published by Oliver"s Guides. in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL14062123M

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Noah Claypole, a charity boy working for Oliver's master, goads Oliver to rebellion, for which Oliver is savagely flogged. Consequently, Oliver runs away and heads for London. Near London, Oliver joins company with John Dawkins, The Artful Dodger, a questionable character who brings the boy to Fagin, the ringleader of a gang of criminals.

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