A Tale of Two Cities - The Penguin English Library (Paperback)
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A Tale of Two Cities - The Penguin English Library (Paperback)

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The Penguin English Library Edition of A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

'Liberty, equality, fraternity, or death; - the last, much the easiest to bestow, O Guillotine!'

Described by Dickens as 'the best story I have written', A Tale of Two Cities interweaves thrilling historical drama with heartbreaking personal tragedy. It vividly depicts a revolutionary Paris running red with blood, and a London where the poor starve. In the midst of the chaos two men - an exiled French aristocrat and a dissolute English lawyer - are both redeemed and condemned by their love for the same woman, as the shadow of La Guillotine draws closer...

The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141199702
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 330 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm

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“Excellent literature”

You live the revolution, excellent Dickens

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“Dickens at his best”

This story is very uncharacteristic of Dickens. The time and mood are different from what you would expect. However the story is sweeping and as ever Dickens make you feel a part of each of the characters. There are... More

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“A Far Far Better Thing”

This is Dickens great novel of the French Revolution and one of his best stories. The historical setting is an unusual one for him but he approaches it with confidence and skill and comes up with the definitive tale... More

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