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Description for Hard Times Hardback. 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. Series: Penguin Clothbound Classics. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 131 x 33. Weight in Grams: 492.

Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design.

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, and his son Tom rebels to become embroiled in gambling and robbery. ... Read more

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Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Series
Penguin Clothbound Classics
Condition
New
Number of Pages
368
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780141198347
SKU
9780141198347
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About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens was born on 7 February 1812. He is the author of such Classics as Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, The Old Curiosity Shop, A Christmas Carol and David Copperfield. In later works, such as Bleak House and Little Dorrit, Dickens's social criticism became more radical and his comedy more savage. His last novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, was ... Read more

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