[PDF / Epub] ✅ Jack Dawkins By Charlton Daines – E17streets4all.co.uk Jack Dawkins, once known as the Artful Dodger in the streets of London, was sent to Australia on a prison ship when he was little than a boy Now he has returned to find that London has changed while t Jack Dawkins, once known as the Artful Dodger in the streets of London, was sent to Australia on a prison ship when he was little than a boy Now he has returned to find that London has changed while the boy has turned into a manWith few prospects provided by his criminal past and having developed mannerisms that allow him to move amongst a higher strata of society, Jack turns his back on the streets that would have primed him as a successor to the murderer, Bill Sykes, and quickly remodels himself as a gentleman thief New acquaintances and a series of chance encounters, including one with his old friend Oliver, create complications as remnants of his past come back to plague him Jack is forced to struggle for a balance between his new life and memories that haunt him with visions of the derelict tavern where Nancy used to sing.
Charlton Daines is an academic and an aficionado of fine Literature As such, he has sought to add to the collective of world Literature with the occasional selection that might appeal to those with a love of Classics and Historical FictionThe occasional spot of Humour or flights of fancy are likely to slip into this all too serious catalogue of self indulgent scribblingsCharlton Daines was born in London, but currently lives in the middle of England with his family, which includes an odd selection of common and pedigree cats.
- 190 pages
- Jack Dawkins
- Charlton Daines
- 27 September 2019 Charlton Daines