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A Tale of Two Cities (Paperback)

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By Charles Dickens, Paul Slater (Illustrator), Peter Ackroyd (Introduction by)
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After18 years of imprisonment in the Bastille, the devoted Doctor Manette is reunited with his daughter, the gentle Lucie, in England. There she captures the hearts of two very different menCharles Darney, a banished French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a well-known English lawyer, both of whom must compete for her love. With a twisting plot of revenge, corruption, and love played out under the shadow of the guillotine, this is one of Dickens' most exciting stories.

About the Author


Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is considered one of the English language's greatest writers. Peter Ackroyd's biography Dickens was published in 1990 to enormous critical acclaim. His other titles include London: A Biography, Poe: A Life Cut Short, Shakespeare: The Biography, and Thames: The Biography. Paul Slater is an artist and illustrator whose awards include The Association of Illustrators Artist of the Year Award and the WH Smith Editorial Art Award.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780099533481
ISBN-10: 0099533480
Publisher: Random House UK
Publication Date: February 1st, 2014
Pages: 416
Language: English

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