A Tale of Two Cities Author:Charles Dickens The storming of the Bastille...the death carts with their doomed human cargo...the swift drop of the guillotine blade - this is the French Revolution that Charles Dickens vividly captures in his famous work, A Tale of Two Cities. — With dramatic eloquence, he brings to life a time of terror and treason, a starving people rising in frenzy and hate... more » to overthrow a corrupt and decadent regime. With insight and compassion, he casts his novel of unforgettable scenes with unforgettable characters: the sinister Madame Defarge, knitting her patterns of death; the gentle Lucie Manette, unswerving in her devotion to her broken father; the heroic Sydney Carton, who gives his life for the love of a girl who would never be his.
This is the edition that has the picture from the movie on the cover and also 8 pages ofpictures inside the book: A Norman Rosemont Production in Association with Marble Arch Productions for CBS Television. Starring Chris Sarandon, Alice Krige, Peter Cushing, Kenneth More, Barry Morse, Flora Robson, Billie Whitelaw. Screenplay by John Gay. Directed by Jim Goddard.« less