A Tale Of Two Cities: A First Unabridged Edition (Annotated) By Charles Dickens. (Paperback)

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A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is the second historical novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. It depicts the plight of the French proletariat under the brutal oppression of the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, and the corresponding savage brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the former aristocrats in the early years of the revolution. It follows the lives of several protagonists through these events, most notably Charles Darnay, a French once-aristocrat who falls victim to the indiscriminate wrath of the revolution despite his virtuous nature, and Sydney Carton, a dissipated English barrister who endeavours to redeem his ill-spent life out of love for Darnay's wife, Lucie Manette.
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ISBN: 9781082148934
ISBN-10: 1082148938
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: July 24th, 2019
Pages: 252
Language: English