Hard Times by Charles Dickens
My rating: 1 of 5 stars
From the very onset it felt like the reader was lambasted with useless jargon and unnecessary repetition. The very first page was a stark reminder of the very reason I never enjoyed Dickens in my adolescence.
It was my intention to read the book in its entirety, but due to an uneasy restlessness and annoyance at Dickens' words it prompted me to shut the book and call it a day (indefinitely). I believe that life is too short to struggle through a book. I admire those that are a fan of Dickens work, but I cannot faithfully say that I am one of them. Perhaps, you might be more emphatic to my reasoning when you review the following extract below:
"The scene was a plain, bare, monotonous vault of a school-room, and the speaker's
Indeed, repetition is a wonderful thing but in this case it is infuriating!
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