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    Penguin Classics: A Tale Of Two Cities

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    ISBN
    9780141439600
    Date Released
    Binding
    Paperback
    Pages
    544
    Dimensions
    129 x 198mm

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    After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the ageing Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There the lives of two very different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, become enmeshed through their love for Lucie Manette.

    From the tranquil lanes of London, they are drawn against their will to the vengeful, bloodstained streets of Paris at the height of the Reign of Terror, and they soon fall under the lethal shadow of La Guillotine.

    This edition uses the text as it appeared in its first serial publication in 1859 to convey the full scope of Dickens's vision, and includes the original illustrations by HK Browne ("Phiz"). Richard Maxwell's introduction discusses the intricate interweaving of epic drama with personal tragedy.
    ISBN:
    9780141439600
    Publication Date:
    05 / 05 / 2003
    Pages:
    544
    Dimensions:
    129 x 198mm

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