A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

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Considered one of his most important works, Charles Dickens' A TALE OF TWO CITIES depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralized by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the former aristocrats in the early years of the revolution, and many unflattering social

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Considered one of his most important works, Charles Dickens' A TALE OF TWO CITIES depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralized by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the former aristocrats in the early years of the revolution, and many unflattering social parallels with life in London during the same time period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012718839
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
12/07/2010
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
971 KB

Meet the Author

Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812-1870) was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era. Dickens is known for creating some of English literature's most iconic characters, including Oliver Twist, Ebeneezer Scrooge, and David Copperfield.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
February 7, 1812
Date of Death:
June 18, 1870
Place of Birth:
Portsmouth, England
Place of Death:
Gad's Hill, Kent, England
Education:
Home-schooling; attended Dame School at Chatham briefly and Wellington

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