A retired British Major and a Pakistani shopkeeper are brought together by chance, but the circumstances of their friendship cause trouble in villiage society. If you like British fiction and a nice gentle romance plot, this book is for you!
Charles Dickens published Hard Times in 1854 by serializing it in his magazine Household Words from April to August of that year. He doubled the circulation to his magazine, but the novel is sometimes criticized for the choppy chapters that resulted from writing it in installments. The novel is also only about half the length […]