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A Tale of Two Cities (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Charles Dickens 1593081383 9781593081386
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A Tale of Two Cities (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities, byCharles Dickens, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features ofBarnes & Noble Classics: All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest.Barnes & Noble Classicspulls together a constellation of influencesbiographical, historical, and literaryto enrich each readers understanding of these enduring works. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times . . . With these famous words,Charles Dickensplunges the reader into one of historys most explosive erasthe French Revolution. From the storming of the Bastille to the relentless drop of the guillotine, Dickens vividly captures the terror and upheaval of that tumultuous period. At the center is the novels hero, Sydney Carton, a lazy, alcoholic attorney who, inspired by a woman, makes the supreme sacrifice on the bloodstained streets of Paris.One of Dickenss most exciting novels,A Tale of Two Citiesis a stirring classic of love, revenge, and resurrection. Gillen DArcy Woodreceived his Ph.D in English from Columbia University in 2000 and is currently an assistant professor at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is the author ofThe Shock of the Real: Romanticism and Visual Culture, 17601860.

Author: Charles Dickens

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 448

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics

Publication Date: 2004-07-25

Our Price: $4.09

ISBN: 1593081383

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