Hard Times by Charles Dickens

Hard Times

byCharles Dickens

Kobo ebook | December 1, 2014

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This DigiSync Book is a new audio / ebook format read and listen separately or do both at the same time. Top-quality readings and performances synced word for word with classic texts. Simple to navigate, with numbered pages and easy book marking and searching. Hard Times, by Charles Dickens, is recorded by Naxos Audio. This DigiSync Book edition was prepared by DigiSync Books Ltd.The book appraises English society and is aimed at highlighting the social and economic pressures of the times and is Dickens’s most political novel. Set in the industrial north of England, in the fictional 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 educated thus, and as a result are dysfunctional and disconnected from their feelings. Only Sleary’s travelling circus company 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 industryREADING FOR YOUR EYES AND EARS
Title:Hard TimesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 1, 2014Publisher:DigiSync Books LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1940943175

ISBN - 13:9781940943176

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