A Tale Of Two Cities

October 7, 2008|
A Tale Of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
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''It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...''

Lucie Manette has been separated from her father for eighteen years while he languished in Paris''s most feared prison, the Bastille. Finally reunited, the Manettes'' fortunes become inextricably intertwined with those of two men, the heroic aristocrat Darnay and the dissolute lawyer Carton. Their story, which encompasses violence, revenge, love and redemption, is grippingly played out against the backdrop of the terrifying brutality of the French Revolution.

‘Dickens''s magnificent account of the revolution and one of his best (and shortest) novels’ Observer
Charles Dickens was born in Hampshire on February 7, 1812. His father was a clerk in the navy pay office, who was well paid but often ended up in financial troubles. When Dickens was twelve years old he was send to work in a shoe polish factory because his family had been taken to the debtors'' prison. Fagin is named after a boy Dicken...
Title:A Tale Of Two Cities
Product dimensions:448 pages, 7.7 X 5.1 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:448 pages, 7.7 X 5.1 X 1 in
Published:October 7, 2008
Publisher:Random House UK
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780099511854

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