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A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens


Charles Dickenss A Tale of Two Cities portrays a world on fire, split between Paris and London during the brutal and bloody events of the French Revolution. This Penguin Classics edition of is edited with an introduction and notes by Richard Maxwell.

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...

After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille the aging Dr Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There, two very different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, become enmeshed through their love for Lucie Manette. From the tranquil lanes of London, they are all drawn against their will to the vengeful, bloodstained streets of Paris at the height of the Reign of Terror and soon fall under the lethal shadow of La Guillotine.

This edition uses the text as it appeared in its first serial publication in 1859 to convey the full scope of Dickenss vision, and includes the original illustrations by H.K. Browne (Phiz). Richard Maxwells introduction discusses the intricate interweaving of epic drama with personal tragedy.

Charles Dickens is one of the best-loved novelists in the English language, whose 200th anniversary was celebrated in 2012. His most famous books, including Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield and The Pickwick Papers, have been adapted for stage and screen and read by millions.

If you enjoyed A Tale of Two Cities, you might like Dickenss The Old Curiosity Shop, also available in Penguin Classics.
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Sayfa Sayısı: 544

Baskı Yılı: 2003


Dili: İngilizce
Yayınevi: Penguin Popular Classics

A Tale of Two Cities is a novel by Charles Dickens that was first published in 1859.Read A Tale of Two Cities here, with side-by-side No Fear translations into modern English.

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Sofi Voighua

28 Oct 2020 ... This abridged audiobook of Dickens' classic 1859 historical novel was originally published by Durkin Hayes on two cassettes in 1992.Clearly I ... In this exciting novel set during the French Revolution, Charles Dickens expresses sympathy for the downtrodden poor and their outrage at the self- indulgent ...

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Mattio Mazios

Written in 1859, A Tale of Two Cities was published in weekly installments in Dickens' own journal, All The Year Round. What is A Tale of Two Cities About and Why Should I Care?

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Noe Schulzzo

In January of 1857 the first performances of The Frozen Deep are given. Dickens plays the role of Richard Wardour. This play gives Dickens the idea for A Tale of Two Cities.

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Jason Statham

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Jessica Kolhmann

- Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities , Book 1, Chapter 1. "Jerry, say that my answer was, 'RECALLED TO LIFE.'"