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 hat... more »e to overthrow a corrupt and decadent regine. 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.
"Dickens is a genius born once in a hundred years." -Leo Tolstoy« less