By Terry Pratchett
How well do you know your Dickens? This isn’t so much a Dickens story, yet it features all sorts of Dickensian characters and the references are cleverly done. A story in its own right – I found it in the kids section, but it’s great for all ages!
A terrifically funny tale of dark deeds in Dickensian London, from master storyteller Terry Pratchett.
Dodger is a tosher – a sewer scavenger living in the squalor of Dickensian London.
Everyone who is nobody knows Dodger. Anyone who is anybody doesn’t.
But when he rescues a young girl from a beating, suddenly everybody wants to know him.
And Dodger’s tale of skulduggery, dark plans and even darker deeds begins…