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A tale of Two Cities
A tale of Two Cities
Author: Charles Dickens
From the ominous opening scene in the Dover mail coach to the tragic finale on the guillotine, the narative is charged with mytery and excitement; and the drama of the central action of the novel grows steadily more intense as it is related to the gigantic spectacle of the French Revolution which serves as the background of the story. "It was th...  more »
ISBN: 279754
Publication Date: 1949
Pages: 336
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Publisher: The Fountain Press, Chicago
Book Type: Hardcover
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This is definitely a carefully crafted setting of historical proportion. I like the story, and enjoy reading his works. The story line is telling; it describes in great details the scenes, environments, characters establishment and vulnerabilities, and delves deeply into the human condition. I had to read this slowly, as if I read it fast, the story would get away from me. Don't know if that is something that happens with Dickens readers or not. A definite classic.