Hard Time (Paperback)

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Hard Times is unusual in several respects. It is by far the shortest of Dickens' novels, barely a quarter of the length of those written immediately before and after it. 1] Also, unlike all but one of his other novels, Hard Times has neither a preface nor illustrations. Moreover, it is his only novel not to have scenes set in London. 2] Instead the story is set in the fictitious Victorian industrial Coketown, a generic Northern English mill-town, in some ways similar to Manchester, though smaller. Coketown may be partially based on 19th-century Preston.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781725096042
ISBN-10: 1725096048
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: August 9th, 2018
Pages: 254
Language: English