Dodger The Story of a Victorian Pickpocket by Jim Eldridge


Dodger The Story of a Victorian Pickpocket by Jim Eldridge

For a friendless boy on the unforgiving London streets, there are no options for a moral life. Henry Moss soon discovers that crime is the only thing that pays, and in the tradition of Oliver Twist he becomes swept up in the dangerous world of pickpockets and fences, haunting dark alleys and unspeakable slums.

About the Author

Jim Eldridge

Jim Eldridge was a teacher before becoming a full-time writer - his writing credits include episodes for the seminal children's TV drama 'Grange Hill' and the novelisation of Noel Clarke's 'Kidulthood' and '' He has also written for the My Story series for Scholastic and most recently Black Ops, a teen action series for Egmont. Jim now works as an associate lecturer in scriptwriting and media at the University of Cumbria. He lives with his wife in Cumbria.

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144 pages


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Publication date

4th August 2011



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