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Dickens Charles Hard Times

Hard Times

Цена: 306 руб.
Автор: Dickens Charles
Издатели: Wordsworth, год выпуска 2000
ISBN: 1-85326-232-3, 978-1-85326-232-6
Серия: Classics
Год: 2000

Описание:
Unusually tor Dickens. Hard Times is set, not in London, but in the imaginary mid-Victorian Northern industrial town of Coketown with its blackened factories, downtrodden workers and polluted environment. This is the soulless domain of the strict utilitarian Thomas Gradgrind and the heartless factory owner Josiah Bounderby. However, human joy is not excluded thanks to 'Mr Sleary's Horse-Riding' circus, a gin-soaked and hilarious troupe of open-hearted and affectionate people who act as an antidote to all the drudgery and misery endured by the ordinary citizens of Coketown..


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