Dickens' satirical exposé of the Industrial Revolution condemns the utilitarianism that exploited the bodies, minds, and souls of the vulnerable labor class.
"The narrator's British accent goes well with Dickens's overly dramatic and lush prose." (AudioFile)
"A bitter indictment of industrialization, with its dehumanizing effects on workers and communities in mid-19th-century England." (Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature)