A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
Author: Charles Dickens | Published: 1859
A Tale of Two Cities Synopsis
A Tale of Two Cities is a novel by English author Charles Dickens, published in 1859. A Tale of Two Cities is amongst Charles Dickens's most famous works up to this day. This story is driven by political events in France and England, specifically the French Revolution. However, though this novel is history inspired, it is not historically accurate.
The story revolves around the lives of two men - Charles Darnay, a French aristocrat living in London, and Sydney Carton, a drunken lawyer deeply unhappy with his life. Their lives intersect when they fall in love with Lucie Manette, a young Frenchwoman raised in England since childhood. She becomes a symbol of hope for them amidst the chaos of the revolution. As events unfold and tensions rise between France and England, Darnay is imprisoned in Paris while Carton hatches a daring plan to save him.
About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens was a famous British novelist who wrote some of the most popular books in the world. He is best known for his works, such as Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, and Great Expectations. Born on February 7, 1812, he remains one of the most celebrated authors ever.
Dickens' works have been widely translated into over 50 languages and have been adapted into film, television series, and radio programs. His characters are so iconic that many phrases from his work remain popular today - for example, 'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.' With his sharp wit and highly engaging writing style, Charles Dickens will be remembered as a literary giant for years. Find out more about Charles Dickens at sevenov.com.
Charles Dickens' Books on PageVio
Novels: The Pickwick Papers | Oliver Twist | The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby | The Old Curiosity Shop | Barnaby Rudge | A Christmas Carol | Martin Chuzzlewit | The Chimes | The Cricket on the Hearth | The Battle of Life | The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain | Dombey and Son | David Copperfield | Bleak House | Hard Times | Little Dorrit | A Tale of Two Cities | Great Expectations | Our Mutual Friend | The Mystery of Edwin Drood
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