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 . . .
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 287 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 26 mm
Wonderful. * Daily Mail *
Dodger feels fresh, vibrant and full of energy, a triumph that should be celebrated as yet another glorious gift from Narrativia. * SFX *
[A] superb novel . . . full of eccentric characters and carefully detailed London scenes, the tale embodies both Dickens's love for the common man and a fierce desire for social justice. * Publishers Weekly *
It's a masterwork from a treasure and hero of a writer, and it will delight you. -- Cory Doctorow
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