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Hard Times (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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Hard Times is probably Dickens' most underrated novel. It is a good protest against conditions and attitudes during the Victorian period however its main focus is not on the working class, although it seems to be with the first chapters. It is a book everyone interested...
Hard Times is probably Dickens' most underrated novel. It is a good protest against conditions and attitudes during the Victorian period however its main focus is not on the working class, although it seems to be with the first chapters. It is a book everyone interested in Victorian literature - and British literature in general - should read. It has an unbelievable writing style.

posted by Berto on January 27, 2009

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Most Helpful Critical Review

1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Dull

I felt it would be unfair to give this book only one star, since it is a classic. But, considering how painful it was to get through with the endless narration, incomprehensible accents of certain people, and run-on sentences, I've decided to shy away from the opinions ...
I felt it would be unfair to give this book only one star, since it is a classic. But, considering how painful it was to get through with the endless narration, incomprehensible accents of certain people, and run-on sentences, I've decided to shy away from the opinions of literary scholars and voice my own opinion. And the fact that it was terribly boring leaves me with no guilt in giving Hard Times a poor rating.

posted by 1804793 on January 8, 2011

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    Posted April 27, 2015

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    Posted October 16, 2014

    Kenny - Benny

    C'mon. Back to camp.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2013

    Boring.

    Nothing much happened, just a lot of talking.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted December 18, 2012

    Svarton

    *squawks,then drops a stink bomb on megatron. xD*

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted December 14, 2012

    Nightbird rper

    This is so wierd...i post more than one post! XD

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