A Tale Of Two Cities

October 6, 2016|
A Tale Of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
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One of Dickens''s most exciting books, set against the backdrop of the French revolution A Tale of Two Cities is one of Charles Dickens'' most exciting novels. Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, it tells the story of a family threatened by the terrible events of the past. Dr Manette, wrongly imprisoned in the Bastille for eighteen years, is finally released and reunited with his daughter Lucie who, despite her French ancestry, has been brought up in London. Lucie falls in love with Charles Darnay, who has abandoned both wealth and title in France because of his political convictions. When revolution breaks out in Paris, Darnay returns to the city to help an old family servant, but is soon arrested because of the crimes committed by his relations. Lucie, with their daughter and her father, follows him across the Channel, thus putting all their lives in danger.
Charles Dickens was born in 1812 near Portsmouth, where his father worked as a clerk. Living in London in 1824, Dickens was sent by his family to work in a blacking-warehouse, and his father was arrested and imprisoned for debt. Fortunes improved and Dickens returned to school, eventually becoming a parliamentary reporter. His first pi...
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Title:A Tale Of Two Cities
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:520 pages, 4.22 X 6.63 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:520 pages, 4.22 X 6.63 X 1 in
Published:October 6, 2016
Publisher:P_Pan Macmillan_ MCL
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781509825387

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