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Hard Times (Unabridged)

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XA 0023
Hard Times (Unabridged)
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ISBN: 9781843794448
Download Size: 595 Mb
Running Time: 10:43:29
Digital UPC: 9781843794448

Release Date: January 2011
Originally recorded in 2011
Charles Dickens
Anton Lesser
Spoken Word
Classic Fiction

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Hard Times (Unabridged)
Charles Dickens
Read by Anton Lesser
Hard TimesĀ is Dickens's most political novel. Set in the industrial north of England, in Coketown, he examines the lives of working people, who are taught by the capitalists Gradgrind and Bounderby to think only of the facts of life and not to indulge in imagination. Gradgrind's own children have been so educated and as a result are dysfunctional and disconnected from their feelings. Only the travelling circus company of Sleary seems to offer any hope of humanity in Coketown. Hard Times is a deeply moving story written in anger to strike a blow for the victims of the dehumanising processes of industry.

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