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A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities

Author Charles Dickens

  • Published: 2000-01-01
  • Category: Fiction & Literature
4.5 Stars
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The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralised by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the former aristocrats in the early years of the revolution, and many unflattering social parallels with life in London during the same time period. It follows the lives of several characters through these events.

Top Customer Reviews

  • Great Story

    From gtrevc
    Many times this was very hard to put down. Anxious with anticipation. It is hard to believe mans inhumanity to man.
  • Powerful and persuasive comments!

    From Pan12346577
    All the comments that people left persuaded me to get this book! That is a good thing! P.S. This is a very interesting book and very detailed I recommend this book to people that love mystery books!:)
  • Heart wrenching beauty

    From Cypher5455
    A wonderful work! Deeply touching. Forever timeless. Speaks to the greatest and worst of mankind.
  • Great read!

    From Sstello
    Love the classics, this was a great book.
  • Amazing

    From Gregorj58
    Different to me than Dicken's other works, but still true to his extraordinary vision of what mankind might aspire to be. Although the story is set 220 years ago, I always find Dickens to be a modern writer.
  • Tale of Two Cities

    From fparanch
    is it even right to rate Dickens? I am exhausted from the beauty of his prose. This is the third time I have read this novel and it keeps getting better and more topical!
  • Great

    From Avert 21895
    So Great when my iPod died I was so mad I had to go to the bookstore to find the end