Hard TimesCharles Dickens
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Unusually for 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.
Charles Dickens - Autor
Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870) este cel mai important și prolific prozator al literaturii victoriene. Romanele sale (dintre care amintim faimoasele Oliver Twist, Casa umbrelor, Documentele postume ale clubului Pickwick, David Copperfield) îmbină observația...AFLĂ MAI MULTE Vezi toate cărţile