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Dickens' second historical novel, which he considered "the best story I have written," provides a highly-charged examination of human suffering and human sacrifice. Private experience and public history paralled one another as the political activities and personal responsibilities of these fictional characters, during the French Revolution, draw them into the Paris of the Terror.

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Dickens' second historical novel, which he considered "the best story I have written," provides a highly-charged examination of human suffering and human sacrifice. Private experience and public history paralled one another as the political activities and personal responsibilities of these fictional characters, during the French Revolution, draw them into the Paris of the Terror.

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Andrew Sanders is a lecturer in English at Birkbeck College, London. He is Honorary Editor of The Dickensian, and editor of Barry Lyndon by William Makepeace Thackerary, and Sylvia's Lovers by Mrs Gaskell, both in The World's Classics series.

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ISBN:
9780199536238
Author:
Dickens, Charles
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Editor:
Sanders, Andrew
Author:
null, Andrew
Author:
Sanders, Andrew
Author:
null, Charles
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
British
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
London (England) History 18th century.
Subject:
Literature/English | British Literature | 19th C
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
5 x 7.7 x 1 in 0.669 lb

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