Fiction

A Tale of two Cities

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 492

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Charles Dickens, the author was an English writer, journalist, editor and social critic. He is regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His famous plays are - ‘A Tale of two cities', 'No Thorough fare’, ‘The Frozen Deep’. ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ is an historical novel. It narrates the story of the French Doctor Manette and his 18-year-long imprisonment in Paris. When he released from his imprisonment he left for London. The two cities are in London only. Actually the first plot deals with the rebirth of Dr. Manette and about those situations and reasons for French Revolution by the lower classes and the Reign of Terror. The author asserts his belief in the possibility of transformation. The plot of second book narrates trial on Charles Darnay on the charges of treason against the British Crown. But the lawyer of Darnay is very intelligent and proves that the faces of Darnay and his friend Sydney Cartona resemble eachother, on this ground Darnay is acquitted. The plot of the 3rd one is- when Darnay arrives in Paris, he is jailed due to his illigal emigration. But after one and half year, Darnay gets acquitted due to Dr. Monette. In all, the novel seems very interesting and readers will surely enjoy the details about French Revolution.
Literary Criticism

Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities

Author: Ruth F. Glancy

Publisher: Psychology Press

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Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 198

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This volume is essential reading for all those beginning detailed study of A Tale of Two Cities and seeking not only a guide to the novel, but a way through the contextual and critical material that surrounds the text.
Fiction

A Tale of Two Cities

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 307

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During the French Revolution, a young Englishman gives up his life to save the husband of the woman he loves
Fiction

A Tale Of Two Cities

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Om Books International

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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THE MOBS IN THE STREETS RUN WILD, AND DANGER IS EVERYWHERE. LUCY MANETTE LIVES QUIETLY WITH HER FAMILY IN LONDON. HAVING RESCUED HER FATHER MANY YEARS EARLIER SHE FEELS SAFE. BUT THE LONG, BLOODY HAND OF THE MOB REACHES OUT FOR HER AND HER FAMILY, THRUSTING THEM INTO EVER-INCREASING DANGER.
Executions and executioners

A Tale of Two Cities - Literary Touchstone Edition

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Prestwick House Inc

ISBN:

Category: Executions and executioners

Page: 368

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This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition? includes a glossary and reader's notes to help the modern reader contend with Dickens's complex approach to the human condition.Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, A Tale of Two Cities remains one of Western literature's most powerful stories of sacrificial love, redemption, and the devastation spread by obsessive justice. Having fled Paris for the relative safety and security of London, Dr. Manette, his daughter Lucie, and Charles Darnay are irresistibly lured into a whirlwind of events that threaten to shatter their lives'until a hopeless drunkard remembers the promise he once made to the only woman he ever loved. Dickens originally published A Tale of Two Cities in weekly installments, ensuring that his readers would return to read each new segment. The collected chapters have continued to excite and move readers for over a century.
Literary Criticism

A Study Guide for Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

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Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 15

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A Study Guide for Charles Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.
Study Aids

Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities

Author: Jeffrey Karnicky

Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.

ISBN:

Category: Study Aids

Page: 116

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REA's MAXnotes for Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each section of the work is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.
Children's stories

A Tale of Two Cities

Author: Pauline Francis

Publisher: Evans Brothers

ISBN:

Category: Children's stories

Page: 47

View: 442

Fast-moving and accessible, each story in this series is a shortened, illustrated version of the classic novel, which loses none of the strength and flavour of the original. Each book also contains biographical details of the original author, and a glossary of unusual words and activity suggestions.
English literature

A Tale of Two Cities

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: English literature

Page: 536

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"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." Charles Dickens' classic novel tells the story of two Englishmen--degenerate lawyer Sydney Carton and aristocrat Charles Darnay--who fall in love with the same woman in the midst of the French Revolution's blood and terror. Originally published as 31 weekly instalments, A Tale of Two Cities has been adapted several times for film, serves as a rite of passage for many students, and is one of the most famous novels ever published. This is a free digital copy of a book that has been carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. To make this print edition available as an ebook, we have extracted the text using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology and submitted it to a review process to ensure its accuracy and legibility across different screen sizes and devices. Google is proud to partner with libraries to make this book available to readers everywhere.