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A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

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Written by Charles DickensAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Charles Dickens

  • Format: Paperback, 416 pages
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  • Publisher: Bantam Classics
  • On Sale: June 1, 1984
  • Price: $4.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-553-21176-4 (0-553-21176-5)
about this book

With his sublime parting words, "It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done..." Sidney Carton joins that exhalted group of Dickensian characters who have earned a permanent place in the popular literary imagination. His dramatic story, set against the volcanic fury of the French Revolution and pervaded by the ominous rumble of the death carts trundling toward the guillotine, is the heart-stirring tale of a heroic soul in an age gone mad. A masterful pageant of idealism, love, and adventure -- in a Paris bursting with revolutionary frenzy, and a London alive with anxious anticipation -- A Tale of Two Cities is one of Dickens's most energetic and exciting works.