- File Size: 653 KB
- Print Length: 220 pages
- Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
- Publisher: Amazon.co.uk; 1 edition (September 13, 2011)
- Publication Date: September 13, 2011
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B005MYA7WA
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Lending: Enabled
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,432,674 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
Dodge & Twist: A Sequel To Oliver Twist Kindle Edition
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I also have a bit of a love-hate relationship with Dickens. As a teenager nothing filled me with quite so much terror as the realization I would have to read A Tale of Two Cities. Since then I've come to appreciate his talents, and I even enjoyed Great Expectations, which shares many plot elements with Oliver Twist: an impoverished boy abused by his guardians finds his fortune through a series of unlikely events. That being said, I haven't read Twist in years. I purposefully didn't want to reread it before diving into Lee's book, because I didn't want to compare.
The first page of Dodge & Twist is hardly stellar. The beginning paragraphs are repetitive, the verbs lacking variance, and my editorial eye couldn't help but pick up on the small mistakes throughout the novel. The book is self-published, and likely didn't go through the laborious process before being released, and therefore missed a few important checks along the way. My apologies to whoever did edit the book; I moonlight on occasion and I know editing is difficult, but a good copy editor should be able to read a novel, pick out these glaring mistakes, and discuss them with the author.
After the first chapter ignoring the mistakes is easier.Read more ›