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A Tale Of Two Cities

Author : Charles Dickens
ISBN : IND:30000011823097
Genre : English literature
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"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." Charles Dickens' classic novel tells the story of two Englishmen--degenerate lawyer Sydney Carton and aristocrat Charles Darnay--who fall in love with the same woman in the midst of the French Revolution's blood and terror. Originally published as 31 weekly instalments, A Tale of Two Cities has been adapted several times for film, serves as a rite of passage for many students, and is one of the most famous novels ever published. This is a free digital copy of a book that has been carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. To make this print edition available as an ebook, we have extracted the text using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology and submitted it to a review process to ensure its accuracy and legibility across different screen sizes and devices. Google is proud to partner with libraries to make this book available to readers everywhere.

Tale Of Two Cities

Author : Charles Dickens
ISBN : 9781616411664
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In Charles Dickens's classic tale of the French Revolution, Lucie Manette and her family are living quietly in London when the revolution draws them into the center of the dangerous mob in Paris. The fight for her husband's freedom and the sacrifice of Sydney Carton has been adapted for young readers. From the calm of London to the unrest in Paris, love, loyalty, and friendships are tested in the Calico Illustrated Classics adaptation of Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities. Calico Chapter Books is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades 3-8.

Tale Of Two Cities A Maxnotes Literature Guides

Author : Jeffrey Karnicky
ISBN : 9780738673356
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REA's MAXnotes for Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each section of the work is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.

Tale Of Two Cities

Author : Charles Dickens
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A Tale Of Two Cities

Author : Charles Dickens
ISBN : 9789381607510
Genre : Fiction
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THE MOBS IN THE STREETS RUN WILD, AND DANGER IS EVERYWHERE. LUCY MANETTE LIVES QUIETLY WITH HER FAMILY IN LONDON. HAVING RESCUED HER FATHER MANY YEARS EARLIER SHE FEELS SAFE. BUT THE LONG, BLOODY HAND OF THE MOB REACHES OUT FOR HER AND HER FAMILY, THRUSTING THEM INTO EVER-INCREASING DANGER.

A Tale Of Two Cities Illustrated

Author : Charles Dickens
ISBN : 9782765901655
Genre : Fiction
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When the starving French masses rise in hate to overthrow a corrupt and decadent government, both the guilty and innocent become victims of their frenzied anger. Soon nothing stands in the way of the chilling figure they enlist for their cause—La Guillotine—the new invention for efficiently chopping off heads. Charles Dickens' compelling portrait of the results of terror and treason, love and supreme sacrifice continues to captivate readers around the world. With Frank Muller's brilliant performance, unforgettable characters—the ever-knitting Madame Defarge, the lovely Lucie Manette, her broken father, the honorable Charles Darnay, and the sometimes scurrilous Sydney Carton—burst from the pages, full of life and passion. This novel provides a highly-charged examination of human suffering and human sacrifice. Private experience and public history, during the French Revolution.

Charles Dickens S A Tale Of Two Cities

Author : Ruth F. Glancy
ISBN : 041528760X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Since its publication in 1859, A Tale of Two Cities has remained the best-known fictional recreation of the French Revolution, and one of Charles Dickens's most exciting novels. A Tale of Two Cities blends a moving love story with the familiar figures of the Revolution--Bastille prisoners, a starving Parisian mob, and an indolent aristocracy. Taking the form of a sourcebook, this guide to Dickens's dramatic novel offers: extensive introductory comment on the contexts and many interpretations of the text, from publication to the present annotated extracts from key contextual documents, reviews, critical works and the text itself cross-references between documents and sections of the guide, in order to suggest links between texts, contexts and criticism suggestions for further reading. This volume is essential reading for all those beginning detailed study of A Tale of Two Cities and seeking not only a guide to the novel, but a way through the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds Dickens' text.

Critical Essays On Charles Dickens S A Tale Of Two Cities

Author : Michael Cotsell
ISBN : UCSC:32106014021254
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Each volume in this series provides an introduction tracing the subject author's critical reputation, trends in interpretation, developments in textual and biographical scholarship, and reprints of selected essays and reviews, beginning with the author's contemporaries and continuing through to current scholarship. Many volumes also feature new essays by leading scholars and critics, specially commissioned for the series.

Charles Dickens S A Tale Of Two Cities

Author : Harold Bloom
ISBN : 9780791092934
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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An overview of the work features a biographical sketch of the author, a list of characters, a summary of the plot, and critical and analytical views of the work.

A Tale Of Two Cities Literary Touchstone Edition

Author : Charles Dickens
ISBN : 1580495974
Genre : Executions and executioners
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This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition? includes a glossary and reader?s notes to help the modern reader contend with Dickens?s complex approach to the human condition.Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, A Tale of Two Cities remains one of Western literature?s most powerful stories of sacrificial love, redemption, and the devastation spread by obsessive justice. Having fled Paris for the relative safety and security of London, Dr. Manette, his daughter Lucie, and Charles Darnay are irresistibly lured into a whirlwind of events that threaten to shatter their lives?until a hopeless drunkard remembers the promise he once made to the only woman he ever loved. Dickens originally published A Tale of Two Cities in weekly installments, ensuring that his readers would return to read each new segment. The collected chapters have continued to excite and move readers for over a century.

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