This lovely three book collection by Charles Dickens includes the titles Hard Times, Little Dorrit and David Copperfield. Hard Times tells the story of Thomas Gradgrind, a wealthy, retired merchant in the industrial city of Coketown, England, who devotes his life to a philosophy of rationalism, self-interest, and fact. Little Dorrit tells the tale of Amy Dorrit, referred to as Little Dorrit, who is born in and lives much of her life at the Marshalsea prison, where her father is imprisoned for debt. She and her siblings earn meagre wages at jobs outside the prison walls, returning nightly to Marshalsea. David Copperfield tells of the life of David Copperfield from the time of his birth to his mature manhood, when he is married and familiar with the vicissitudes of life. This beautiful collection of three literary classics makes the perfect book gift for any avid reader.