The Penguin English Library Edition of A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens Liberty, equality, fraternity, or death; – the last, much the easiest to bestow, O Guillotine! Described by Dickens as the best story I have written, A Tale of Two Cities interweaves thrilling historical drama with heartbreaking personal tragedy. It vividly depicts a revolutionary Paris running red with blood, and a London where the poor starve. In the midst of the chaos two men – an exiled French aristocrat and a dissolute English lawyer – are both redeemed and condemned by their love for the same woman, as the shadow of La Guillotine draws closer… The Penguin English Library – 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.

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26/04/2012