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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.
%%%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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  • Paperback

    9780141199702

    May 11, 2012

    Penguin Classics

    468 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Hardback

    9780141196909

    April 7, 2011

    Penguin Classics

    544 pages

    RRP $40.00

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  • Paperback

    9780141325545

    May 4, 2009

    Puffin

    480 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Paperback

    9780099511854

    November 3, 2008

    Vintage Classics

    448 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Paperback

    9780141439600

    May 5, 2003

    Penguin Classics

    544 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Hardback

    9781857151435

    May 28, 1993

    Everyman

    432 pages

    RRP $27.99

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  • EBook

    9780141974651

    May 23, 2012

    Penguin eBooks

    464 pages

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  • EBook

    9781407091433

    July 1, 2010

    Vintage Digital

    448 pages

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  • EBook

    9780141919089

    May 4, 2009

    Penguin eBooks

    464 pages

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  • EBook

    9780141933795

    January 30, 2008

    Penguin eBooks

    448 pages

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Hard Times (Vintage Classics Dickens Series)
A Christmas Carol: V&A Collector's Edition
Great Expectations (Faux Leather Edition)
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A Christmas Carol (Vintage Christmas)
Dickens at Christmas (Vintage Christmas)
The Great Winglebury Duel
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Great Expectations: Penguin Drop Caps
The Bleak House
The Mystery Of Edwin Drood
Dombey And Son
Dickens at Christmas
Oliver Twist: 200th Anniversary Edition
A Tale of Two Cities: 200th Anniversary Edition
A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Stories
Major Works Of Charles Dickens (Boxed Set)
Great Expectations: 150th Anniversary Edition

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