A tale of two cities
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London, England ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, [2003].
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Format
Book
Physical Desc
lii, 488 pages : ill. ; 20 cm.
Language
English
ISBN
0141439602, 9780141439600, 9780141196909, 0141196904
Reading Level
UG
Level 9.7, 27 Points
Lexile measure
1130

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General Note
Includes updated editorial material, revised Dickens Chronology and new appendix.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. xli-xlvii)
Description
After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the aging Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There the lives of 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 roads of London, they are drawn against their will to the vengeful, bloodstained streets of Paris at the height of the Reign of Terror, and they soon fall under the lethal shadow of La Guillotine. This edition uses the text as it appeared in its first serial publication in 1859 to convey the full scope of Dickens's vision, and includes the original illustrations by H.K. Browne ('Phiz'). Richard Maxwell's introduction discusses the intricate interweaving of epic drama with personal tragedy.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Dickens, C., & Maxwell, R. (2003). A tale of two cities . Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 and Richard Maxwell. 2003. A Tale of Two Cities. London, England ; New York, N.Y.: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 and Richard Maxwell. A Tale of Two Cities London, England ; New York, N.Y.: Penguin Books, 2003.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Dickens, Charles, and Richard Maxwell. A Tale of Two Cities Penguin Books, 2003.

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