Hard Times

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Deborah McAndrew from Charles Dickens

Published by Methuen

Large Mixed Cast
Dark satanic mills, interrupted by the colour and vibrancy of Sleary's Circus, set the stage for this sweeping tale of suppressed love, seduction and social mores, peopled with Dickens' sharply observed and delightfully theatrical characters

Imagine a world where imagination is forbidden

Coketown is such a place

Home of Thomas Gradgrind who not permit fanciful thoughts in his house or his school

But what effect will his draconian policy have on his own children, Tom and Louisa?

And how can he protect them from "corrupting influences"?

Especially when the circus comes to town ...

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