A Tale of Two Cities (Oxford World's Classics) (Paperback)

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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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About the Author


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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780199536238
ISBN-10: 0199536236
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: July 15th, 2008
Pages: 560
Language: English
Series: Oxford World's Classics