A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

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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.
Publisher: London : Macmillan Collector's Library, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, 2016.
ISBN: 9781509825387
Characteristics: 520 pages :,illustrations ;,16 cm.
Additional Contributors: Phiz 1815-1882,- Illustrator


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Apr 05, 2017

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