Hard Times

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Hard Times

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Author :   Charles Dickens
Publisher :   Penguin Classics
Published :   06/10/2011
ISBN :   9780141198347
Format :   Hardback
Pages :   368
Size (mm) :   204x138x34
Weight (g) :   485

Coketown is dominated by the figure of Mr Thomas Gradgrind, school headmaster and model of Utilitarian success. Feeding both his pupils and family with facts, he bans fancy and wonder from any young minds. As a consequence his obedient daughter Louisa... Read more
 
Coketown is dominated by the figure of Mr Thomas Gradgrind, school headmaster and model of Utilitarian success. Feeding both his pupils and family with facts, he bans fancy and wonder from any young minds. As a consequence his obedient daughter Louisa marries the loveless businessman and 'bully of humanity' Mr Bounderby.