A Tale of Two Cities (Wordsworth Classics) by Charles Dickens, Hablot K. Browne, Peter Merchant

By Charles Dickens, Hablot K. Browne, Peter Merchant

Author note: Illustrated by way of Hablot ok. Browne. ahead by way of Peter Merchant.

This Wordsworth version contains an unique creation and Notes via Peter service provider, primary Lecturer in English, Canterbury Christ Church college College.

Illustrations by way of Hablot ok. Browne (Phiz)

A story of 2 towns (1859), Dickens’ maximum historic novel, lines the non-public lives of a bunch of individuals stuck up within the cataclysm of the French Revolution and the phobia. Dickens established his old aspect on Carlyle’s nice paintings – The French Revolution – and likewise on his personal observations and investigations in the course of a number of visits to Paris.

‘The top tale i've got written’ was once Dickens’ personal verdict on A story of 2 towns, and the reader is not likely to disagree with this judgement of a narrative which mixes ancient truth with the author’s unsurpassed genius for poignant stories of human affliction, self-sacrifice, and redemption.

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