A Tale Of Two Cities

May 1, 1989|
A Tale Of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
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With his sublime parting words, "It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done..." Sidney Carton joins that exhalted group of Dickensian characters who have earned a permanent place in the popular literary imagination. His dramatic story, set against the volcanic fury of the French Revolution and pervaded by the ominous rumble of the death carts trundling toward the guillotine, is the heart-stirring tale of a heroic soul in an age gone mad. A masterful pageant of idealism, love, and adventure -- in a Paris bursting with revolutionary frenzy, and a London alive with anxious anticipation -- A Tale of Two Cities is one of Dickens''s most energetic and exciting works.
Charles Dickens was born in a little house in Landport, Portsea, England, on February 7, 1812. The second of eight children, he grew up in a family frequently beset by financial insecurity. At age eleven, Dickens was taken out of school and sent to work in London backing warehouse, where his job was to paste labels on bottles for six...
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Title:A Tale Of Two Cities
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:416 pages, 6.84 X 4.17 X 0.88 in
Shipping dimensions:416 pages, 6.84 X 4.17 X 0.88 in
Published:May 1, 1989
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780553211764

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