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A Tale of Two Cities Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, Or Death The Last, Much The Easiest To Bestow, O GuillotineAfter Eighteen Years As A Political Prisoner In The Bastille, The Ageing Doctor Manette Is Finally Released And Reunited With His Daughter In England There The Lives Of Two Very Different Men, Charles Darnay, An Exiled French Aristocrat, And Sydney Carton, A Disreputable But Brilliant English Lawyer, Become Enmeshed Through Their Love For Lucie Manette From The Tranquil Roads Of London, They Are Drawn Against Their Will To The Vengeful, Bloodstained Streets Of Paris At The Height Of The Reign Of Terror, And They Soon Fall Under The Lethal Shadow Of La Guillotine.This Edition Uses The Text As It Appeared In Its Serial Publication In 1859 To Convey The Full Scope Of Dickens S Vision, And Includes The Original Illustrations By H K Browne Phiz Richard Maxwell S Introduction Discusses The Intricate Interweaving Of Epic Drama With Personal Tragedy Back Cover

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  • A Tale of Two Cities
  • Charles Dickens
  • English
  • 25 December 2017

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  1. says:

    My primary goal when I m teaching A Tale of Two Cities to my sophos is to make them realize that Charles Dickens didn t write creaky, dusty long novels that teachers embraced as a twisted rite of passage for teenagers Instead, I want them them to understand why Dickens was one of the most popular writers in England and America during his time I want them to see the book as the suspenseful, comedic, and sentimental piece of entertainment that it is Because, while A Tale of Two Cities is ma My primary goal when I m teaching A Tale of Two Cities to my sophos is to make them realize that Charles Dickens didn t write creaky, dusty long novels that teachers embraced as a twisted rite of passage for teenagers Instead, I want them them to understand why Dickens was one of the most popular writers in England and America during his time I wa...

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    I first read this in high school as a substitute for Oliver Twist which was not in my high school library catalog it was in the elementary school catalog Come to think of it now, I have never read that book Weird If ever I get a chance to meet high school me , I bet she will be over the moon and back to know that the world is her library Any book, on demand I guess it would distract her enough not to realize she s living an almost hermetic way of life Anyway A Tale of Two Cities I first read this in high school as a substitute for Oliver Twist which was not in my high school library catalog it was in the elementary school catalog Come to think of it now, I have never read that book Weird If ever I get a chance to meet high school me , I bet she will be over the moon and back to know that the world is her library Any book, on demand I guess it would distract her enough not to realize she s living an almost hermetic way of life Anyway A Tale of Two Cities is, once again, one of those books I have read when I was too young to understand I still struggle reading this book, but this time around, it generatedempathy from me Charles Dickens wrote this novel long after the French revolution but it was still timely Centuries later, in the here and now, it s major themes still hold true Any generation, in my opinion, could...

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Most satisfying ending in the English language Yes, the last line is a classic It is a far, far better thing , concluding, in astonishingly concise language for Dickens , the peace and redemption of the story s most poignant romantic hero But this novel delivers such a gratifying experience because there are, in fact, many characters who cover significant emotional ground in their journey to love one woman as best they can Lucie s father battles his way back from madness under the gen Most satisfying ending in the English language Yes, the last line is a classic It is a far, far better thing , concluding, in astonishingly concise language for Dickens , the peace and redemption of the story s most poignant romantic hero But this novel delivers such a gratifying experience because there are, in fact, many characters who cover significant emotional ground in their journey to love one woman as best they can Lucie s father battles his way back from madness under the gentle protection of his daughter Lucie s childhood nursemaid evolves from a comical stereotype to an embattled force to be reckoned with Lucie s husband s well meaning if blandnoblesse obligeculminates in not his hoped for heroic moment, but a moment of quiet dignity that is most moving for its humility Even Lucie s banker reaches dizzying heights of heroic accomplishment when Dickens appoints the quiet businessman the vehicle for an...

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    Hundreds, thousands of stories long to have a quotable verse, just one Tale of Two Cities, Dickens masterpiece as far as I m concerned, is bookended by two of the most recognizable quotes in all of English language This is also the darkest story I have read of his, and no doubt, it s about the bloody French Revolution and Dickens spares none of his acerbic wit to demonize what was rightly demonic Yet, to his credit and genius, neither does he sugar coat the great social injustices that led ir Hundreds, thousands of stories long to have a quotable verse, just one Tale of Two Cities, Dickens masterpiece as far as I m concerned, is bookended by two of the most recognizable quotes ...

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    Years of teaching this novel to teenagers never dimmed my thrill in reading it if anything, I grew to love itevery time I watched kids gasp aloud at the revelations Critics are divided on its place in the Dickens canon, but the ones who think it an inferior work are simply deranged It has everything dark deeds,...

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    Charles Dickens is a demanding writer The narratives ofGreat Expectations andOliver Twistare relaxed and simple when compared to this Reading Dickens requires concentration, and a will to carry on when sometimes the writing gives you a headache This is a historical novel Dickens tells the story of the storming of the Bastille, some fifty years after it happened Unlike most of his work, all traces of humour are removed There are no caricatures and quirkiness within his writing This i Charles Dickens is a demanding writer The narratives ofGreat Expectations andOliver Twistare relaxed and simple when compared to this Reading Dickens requires concentration, and a will to carry on when sometimes the writing gives you a headache This is a historical novel Dickens tells the story of the storming of the Bastille, some fifty years after it happened Unlike most of his work, all traces of humour are removed There are no caricatures and quirkiness within his writing This is all very serious material, which, of course, it needs to be But, for me, this is what Dickens does best His ability to juxtapose themes of human suffering, poverty and deprivation with ideas of the grotesque, ridiculous and, at times, the plain mad, are where his real...

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    A TALE OF TWO TALES Reading Dickens s approach to historical fiction, at first I could not help but remember Romola, which I read recently And even if Romola seemed to haveof a Victorian than a Florentine Renaissance tone, the story and the context were very nicely woven together While with A Tale I felt I as reading two separate stories One was a the result of conscientious research, and Dickens in his Preface acknowledges Carlyle s wonderful book, and the other was amelodramati A TALE OF TWO TALES Reading Dickens s approach to historical fiction, at first I could not help but remember Romola, which I read recently And even if Romola seemed to haveof a Victorian than a Florentine Renaissance tone, the story and the context were very nicely woven together While with A Tale I felt I as reading two separate stories One was a the result of conscientious research, and Dickens in his Preface acknowledges Carlyle s wonderful book, and the other was amelodramatic tale with Gothic overtones The two meanings of the word historia separated history and story.May be it was because Dickens was dealing with a convulsive period that was still too close to him and his contemporaries Its threats must have resonated with a greater echo after the 1848 revolutions that again swept through France as well as other European countries When he wrote his novel only a decade had passed since that latest wave of ...

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    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair So begins A Tale of Two Cities, a perennial favourite It was an instant success when it was first published, and its popularity has remained steady ever since, as one of the best selling n...

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    Hands down my favorite Dickens I ve read yet It s got love, sacrifice, revenge, revolt and other exciting verbs I m a big fan of a solid marriage between character development and action A Tale of Two Cities is well wed Some criticize Dickens for his trite stories and overblown caricature esque characters Yes, the man wrote some less than perfect books He wrote them for a wide ranging public and he wrote for money High minded prose eloquently crafted may garner praise, but it doesn t a...

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