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After making an audacious wager, the wealthy and eccentric Phileas Fogg attempts a seemingly impossible feat -- to circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - PhilSyphe - LibraryThing
Nearly every Dickens book I’ve read has been a disappointment. “Hard Times” is no exception. I like the author’s humour, but it doesn’t surface enough in this novel. Apart from a few good scenes here ... Read full review
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The entrance of kind, caring, and imaginative little Sissy into the fact dominated Gradgrind family surprisingly does little to change the older children, Tom and Louisa. Tom becomes more of a selfish ... Read full review