A tale of two cities

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In the early days of the French Revolution, a young Englishman determines to do the utmost to save the husband of the woman he loves from the guillotine.
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9781577658023
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790L
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author Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
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display_description In the early days of the French Revolution, a young Englishman determines to do the utmost to save the husband of the woman he loves from the guillotine. Charles Dickens's 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. 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 Dickens's vision, and includes the original illustrations by H.K. Browne ('Phiz'). Richard Maxwell's introduction discusses the intricate interweaving of epic drama with personal tragedy. --from Amazon.
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subject_facet Downloadable audio, Downloadable streaming, England -- London, Executions and executioners -- Fiction, Fathers and daughters, Fathers and daughters -- Fiction, Fiction, France, France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799, France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Fiction, France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Juvenile fiction, France -- Paris, French -- England -- London -- Fiction, French fiction, French fiction -- England, French fiction -- England -- London, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, History, London (England) -- History -- 18th century, London (England) -- History -- 18th century -- Fiction, Lookalikes, Lookalikes -- Fiction, Loyalty -- Juvenile fiction, Paris (France) -- History -- 1789-1799, Paris (France) -- History -- 1789-1799 -- Fiction, Revenge -- Juvenile fiction, Revolution (France : 1789-1799)
title_display A tale of two cities
title_full A Tale of Two Cities, A tale of two cities / Charles Dickens, A tale of two cities / Charles Dickens ; adapted by Marian Leighton ; illustrations by Brendan Lynch, A tale of two cities / Charles Dickens ; edited with an introduction and notes by Richard Maxwell, A tale of two cities / Charles Dickens ; with an introduction by Frederick Busch and a new afterword by A.N. Wilson, A tale of two cities / by Charles Dickens
title_short A tale of two cities
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