"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..."
These words, among the most famous opening lines in all literature, instantly transport readers into the turbulent world of the French Revolution. Dickens's historical novel is one of the best-loved works of all time, and this illustrated version brings his explosive, powerful action to life. Come along the bloodstained streets of Paris with Sydney Carton, as he redeems himself with a heroic act that is "a far, far better thing than I have ever done."
|Series:||Sterling Illustrated Classics Series|
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|File size:||47 MB|
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About the Author
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is probably the greatest novelist England has ever produced, the author of such well-known classics as A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, David Copperfield and Oliver Twist. His innate comic genius and shrewd depictions of Victorian life — along with his indelible characters — have made his books beloved by readers the world over.
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
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Although there was plenty of things to help make sense and looked great, I cant help but feel that there could be more.
Perhaps it is "old eyes," but I could not actually READ this on my Nook.