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A Tale of Two Cities

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A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens, is part of the #LINK<Barnes & Noble Classics># series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics:
All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls together a constellation of influences—biographical, historical, and literary—to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works.
 
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times . . .” With these famous words, Charles Dickens plunges the reader into one of historys most explosive eras—the French Revolution. From the storming of the Bastille to the relentless drop of the guillotine, Dickens vividly captures the terror and upheaval of that tumultuous period. At the center is the novels hero, Sydney Carton, a lazy, alcoholic attorney who, inspired by a woman, makes the supreme sacrifice on the bloodstained streets of Paris.

One of Dickenss most exciting novels, A Tale of Two Cities is a stirring classic of love, revenge, and resurrection.

Gillen DArcy Wood received his Ph.D in English from Columbia University in 2000 and is currently an assistant professor at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of The Shock of the Real: Romanticism and Visual Culture, 1760–1860.

Synopsis:

A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics:
  • All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls together a constellation of influences--biographical, historical, and literary--to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times . . . With these famous words, Charles Dickens plunges the reader into one of history's most explosive eras--the French Revolution. From the storming of the Bastille to the relentless drop of the guillotine, Dickens vividly captures the terror and upheaval of that tumultuous period. At the center is the novel's hero, Sydney Carton, a lazy, alcoholic attorney who, inspired by a woman, makes the supreme sacrifice on the bloodstained streets of Paris.

    One of Dickens's most exciting novels, A Tale of Two Cities is a stirring classic of love, revenge, and resurrection. Gillen D'Arcy Wood received his Ph.D in English from Columbia University in 2000 and is currently an assistant professor at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of The Shock of the Real: Romanticism and Visual Culture, 1760-1860.

  • Synopsis:

    "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times . . ." With these famous words, Charles Dickens plunges the reader into one of history's most explosive eras--the French Revolution. From the storming of the Bastille to the relentless drop of the guillotine, Dickens vividly captures the terror and upheaval of that tumultuous period. At the center is the novel's hero, Sydney Carton, a lazy, alcoholic attorney who, inspired by a woman, makes the supreme sacrifice on the bloodstained streets of Paris. One of Dickens's most exciting novels, "A Tale of Two Cities" is a stirring classic of love, revenge, and resurrection.

    About the Author

    Gillen D’Arcy Wood received his Ph.D in English from Columbia University in 2000 and is currently an assistant professor at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of The Shock of the Real: Romanticism and Visual Culture, 1760–1860.

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9781593081386
    Introduction:
    Wood, Gillen D'Arcy
    Publisher:
    Barnes & Noble Classics
    Introduction by:
    Wood, Gillen Darcy
    Introduction:
    Wood, Gillen Darcy
    Illustrator:
    Wood, Gillen Darcy
    Author:
    Dickens, Charles
    Author:
    Wood, Gillen Darcy
    Subject:
    General
    Subject:
    Literary
    Subject:
    Classics
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    Literature-A to Z
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    Edition Description:
    Paperback
    Series:
    Barnes & Noble Classics
    Publication Date:
    20040731
    Binding:
    TRADE PAPER
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    YES
    Pages:
    448
    Dimensions:
    7.98x5.30x1.23 in. .83 lbs.

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    Product details 448 pages Barnes & Noble Publishing - English 9781593081386 Reviews:
    "Synopsis" by , A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics:
  • All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls together a constellation of influences--biographical, historical, and literary--to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times . . . With these famous words, Charles Dickens plunges the reader into one of history's most explosive eras--the French Revolution. From the storming of the Bastille to the relentless drop of the guillotine, Dickens vividly captures the terror and upheaval of that tumultuous period. At the center is the novel's hero, Sydney Carton, a lazy, alcoholic attorney who, inspired by a woman, makes the supreme sacrifice on the bloodstained streets of Paris.

    One of Dickens's most exciting novels, A Tale of Two Cities is a stirring classic of love, revenge, and resurrection. Gillen D'Arcy Wood received his Ph.D in English from Columbia University in 2000 and is currently an assistant professor at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of The Shock of the Real: Romanticism and Visual Culture, 1760-1860.

  • "Synopsis" by , "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times . . ." With these famous words, Charles Dickens plunges the reader into one of history's most explosive eras--the French Revolution. From the storming of the Bastille to the relentless drop of the guillotine, Dickens vividly captures the terror and upheaval of that tumultuous period. At the center is the novel's hero, Sydney Carton, a lazy, alcoholic attorney who, inspired by a woman, makes the supreme sacrifice on the bloodstained streets of Paris. One of Dickens's most exciting novels, "A Tale of Two Cities" is a stirring classic of love, revenge, and resurrection.
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