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Artful Dodger

Honor Among Thieves

Moving Too Fast (Ultimate Collection)

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Genres: Electronica/Dance, Pop, Rock

Jack Dawkins, better known as the Artful Dodger, is a character in the Charles Dickens novel ''Oliver Twist''. The Dodger is a pickpocket, so called for his skill and cunning in that respect. As a result he has become the leader of the gang of child criminals, trained by the elderly Fagin. He becomes Oliver's closest friend (although he betrays him when Oliver was mistakenly caught) and he tries to make him a pickpocket but soon realizing that Oliver won't so he feels sorry for him saying "What a pity ainĀ“t a prig!". He also has a close relationship with Charley Bates. Ultimately the Dodger is caught with a stolen silver snuff box and presumably sent to a penal colony in Australia (only all... Continue Bio >>

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