A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is the second historical novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. It depicts the plight of the French proletariat under the brutal oppression of the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, and the corresponding savage brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the former aristocrats in the early years of the revolution. It follows the lives of several protagonists… (more)

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Language: English

Published in: 1859

Word count: 135,668 words (≈ about 9 hours)

Source: Wikisource

Copyright: Public Domain

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