Dickens' great historical novel of the French Revolution.
Set between 1757 and 1793, A Tale of Two Cities
views the causes and effects of the Revolution from an essentially private point of view, showing how private experience relates to public history. Dickens' characters are fictional, and their political activity is minimal, yet all are drawn towards the Paris of the Terror, and all become caught up in its web of human suffering and human sacrifice. Dickens described this book as "the best story I have written".
Fully illustrated with the original black and white illustrations by Phiz.
EDIT: 22 Mar 08
Recreated the book to correct a problem with paragraph breaks. Uploaded v3.
EDIT: 3 Sep 09
Thoroughly proof-read the book against the "Oxford Illustrated Dickens" edition. Corrected about 200 errors, restored missing accents, and fixed up the formatting. As a result, the book is now in an excellent state. Please let me know if you find any additional errors in it. Uploaded v4.
EDIT: 17 Oct 09
Corrected some minor issues with the HTML code of the book. This does not
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