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Hard Times Audiobook

Hard Times

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In this, Dickens' most openly political novel, we discover the terrible human consequences of a ruthlessly materialistic philosophy in the lives of Thomas Gradgrind's family, brought up to believe that only "Facts! Facts! Facts!" have any meaning. Set in Coketown, a typical Lancashire milltown, the novel graphically exposesd the truth about Victorian "progress".

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Public Domain (P)1997 NAXOS AudioBooks Ltd.

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    Captain Magic Austin, TX 02-17-16
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    The various character voices are fantastically distinctn Anton lesser seemlessly transforms his voice from character to character in a way that seems effortless. I shouldn't have to tell you that the story is, of course, a treasure and a pleasure - as Dickens always is.

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