This month we’re delighted to have published Another Twist in the Tale by Catherine Bruton – a brilliantly-imagined, rip-roaring sequel to Dickens’ much-loved classic, Oliver Twist.
And today we’re sharing a video of Catherine discussing the inspirations behind her new book (you’ll find the writing resource sheet Catherine mentions here):
You have heard, no doubt, the tale of Master Oliver Twist – that rags-to-riches boy; the parish orphan who became heir to the Brownlow fortune. But what few know is that was a second Twist – a girl, brought into this world moments ahead of her brother.
This is the story of Twill Twist – and her journey through the gambling dens and workhouses of London, as she attempts to make a life for herself, rescue her friends, and uncover the mystery of her past – while meeting some familiar faces along the way…
Read the first few chapters:
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