Anagrams #001: Oliver Twist Characters

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Charles Dickens created a huge range of memorable characters, and Oliver Twist is arguably his best known novel, but can you untangle the anagrams below to reveal the names of five of the characters in Oliver Twist? (Hint: You’ll have to think beyond the staple characters). As ever, feel free to post guesses in the comments box, or let me know how you got on.
 
LIKE BLISS


SOLD ALLY


TURTLE HAD FORGED


BLAST HER


SULLY BEE




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8 comments:

Petra said...

Hmm, I read it years ago and in Czech, but 1 is Bill Sikes and 2 is Old Sally.
I also remember Fagin, why is he not here? :P

Petra said...

I suppose that googling the character list of OT would be cheating? :P

Matthew (The Bibliofreak) said...

Fagin? That'd be way too easy ;)

Googling is definitely cheating. (Although I had to to double-check ;P)

Petra said...

But how else am I supposed to guess all the answers and get the prize?!

Petra said...

Natural brains? That sounds scary!

Tom McDonnell said...

Three of five for me.

LIKE BLISS
Bill Sikes

TURTLE HAD FORGED
The Artful Dodger

SULLY BEE
Bulls Eye (Bill Sike's dog)

Readers may enjoy playing with my anagram finder tool.

Matthew (The Bibliofreak) said...

Good work Tom! The other two are really pretty difficult.

Thanks for the li to your anagram tool - looks good :)