Hard times / Charles Dickens ; introduction by Robert Donald Spector.
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- ISBN: 9780553900811 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
- ISBN: 0553900811 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
- ISBN: 9780553900811 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
- ISBN: 0553900811 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
- Physical Description: xxii, 291 pages ; 18 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Bantam Dell, 2004.
|General Note:|| "A Bantam classic reissue"--T.p. verso.
Originally published by Bantam in 1981.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages -291).
|Summary, etc.:|| By 1854, when Hard times was published, Charles Dickens' magisterial progress as a writer had come to incorporate a many-sided, coherent vision of English society, both as it was and as he wished it to be. A classic Dickensian story of redemption set in a North of England town beset by industrialism, everywhere benefits from this vision -- in the trenchancy of its satire, in its sweeping indignation at social injustice, and in the persistent humanity with which its author enlivens his largest and smallest incidents.
|Target Audience Note:|| 1060 Lexile.
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Bantam Books, 2004. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1204 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 459 KB).
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