A Tale of Two Cities Author:Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities has had a large, faithful and continuing audience for well over a hundred years. One of the most consistently appealing of fall of Dickens' novels, it is perhaps unmatched by any of his other works for stark drama, realistic portrayal of a bloody period in history and a host of memorable characters. — The two cities of the ti... more »tle ae London and Paris and the time is the French Revolution. Against the tumultuous background of the Reign of Terror, and its sinister guillotine, a tender romance is played out, with the classically heroic Sydney Carton finally giving his life to assure the happiness of girl who would never be his.
A Tale of Two Cities is historical romance at its best.« less