Hard Times: For these Times

Hard Times: For these Times

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First published in 1854, Hard Times is a profoundly moving, articulate and searing indictment of the life-reducing effects of the industrial revolution, and certain aspects of enlightenment thinking. Set in the fictional midlands mill-town of Coketown, the narrative centers on the industrialist, Mr Thomas Gradgrind, whose belief in scientific utilitarianism skews his world view and is a motive force, carrying the narrative towards farce and tragedy.

Gradgrind's no-nonsense… (more)

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Publisher: The Floating Press (May 01, 2009)

Format: EPUB

File size: 380 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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