It was the best of times, it was the worst of times... Everyone knows that opening. A Tale of Two Cities is a great classic set before and during the French Revolution in London and Paris. It has sold more than 200 million copies and remains one of the most popular books in all of literature.
About the Author
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was--and is--one of the most popular authors of all time. His novella, A Christmas Carol, is certainly one of the most influential works of fiction ever. Dickens was an international celebrity, and his classic novels include Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, Oliver Twist, Hard Times, Bleak House, and many more.