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A tale of two cities

By: Dickens, Charles

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Part of the Penguin classics series
0141439602 / 9780141439600
Paperback
823.8
30/01/2003
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England
Classics
20 cm lii, 488 p. : ill.
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Quiz No: 213340, Points 1.00, Book Level 4.50,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More

After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille the aging Dr Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England.

There two very different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, become enmeshed through their love for Lucie Manette.

From the tranquil lanes of London, they are all drawn against their will to the vengeful, bloodstained streets of Paris at the height of the Reign of Terror and soon fall under the lethal shadow of La Guillotine.

BIC:

FC Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Prizes:

R 2003 The BBC Big Read Top 100
S 2003 BBC Big Read Top 100

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