Oliver twist (Immortal Illustrated Classics)
The Immortal Illustrated Classics series offers adaptations of famous classics, featured in large print with lively illustrations. The series is targeted at children, but the lucid writing style is suitable for adult readers as well.
Oliver Twist is an orphan who grows up at a workhouse. Oliver is apprenticed to an undertaker where he is mercilessly beaten one night. He runs away the next morning and ends up with a gang of pickpockets in London. Oliver gets injured while helping them burglarise a house but the kind owners nurse him back to health. Amidst all this drama, Oliver is reunited with his real family.