This study guide Hard Times - For These Times (commonly known as Hard Times) is the tenth novel by Charles Dickens, first published in 1854. The book appraises English society and is aimed at highlighting the social and economic pressures of the times.
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Author: Charles Dickens
Published: March 1981
Pages: 304 pages
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