A tale of two cities
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Published
London : Cathay, 1983.
Physical Desc
237 pages ; 24 cm
Accelerated Reader
IL: UG - BL: 9.7 - AR Pts: 27
Lexile measure
1130L
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Format
Book
Language
English
ISBN
0861782127, 9780861782123
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 9.7, 27 Points
Lexile measure
1130

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After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the aging 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 first 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.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Dickens, C. (1983). A tale of two cities . Cathay.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. 1983. A Tale of Two Cities. London: Cathay.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. A Tale of Two Cities London: Cathay, 1983.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Dickens, Charles. A Tale of Two Cities Cathay, 1983.

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