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Focusing strongly on the class conflict of Victorian England, this book depicts the social injustices that plagued the Industrial Revolution. Set in a fictitious Northern English mill-town, the story follows the Gradgrind and Bounderby families through their challenges and the lessons they learn the importance of logic as well as emotion in order to live a balanced life.
About the Author
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is generally regarded as the greatest English novelist of the Victorian period. The author of many noted works, including David Copperfield, The Adventures of Oliver Twist, A Tale of Two Cities, and Great Expectations, Dickens has remained popular with readers for more than 150 years. His novels are praised by critics and scholars alike, and 2012 marks the 200th anniversary of his birth.