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Hard Times by Charles Dickens
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May 29, 2009

it was amazing
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Read in June, 2007 , read count: 2

While Hard Times may not be typical of Dickens's writings, I still find it to be extremely compelling. It is an exploration of how industrialism affects the lower and middle classes; how fact without fancy can have a detrimental effect on children; and how the law works for the rich and against the poor. It is a masterfully written, albiet strange book.
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