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The Vintage Classics Dickens Series: six beautifully tailored editions of Dickens' most beloved books

Dickens’ masterful tale of Paris, London, and revolution.

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...

Lucie Manette has been separated from her father for eighteen years while he languished in Paris's most feared prison, the Bastille. Finally reunited, the Manettes' fortunes become inextricably intertwined with those of two men, the heroic aristocrat Darnay and the dissolute lawyer Carton. Their story, which encompasses violence, revenge, love and redemption, is grippingly played out against the backdrop of the terrifying brutality of the French Revolution.

A beautiful and quirky collectible edition as part of the Vintage Classics Dickens series.
Also includes:

A Christmas Carol
David Copperfield
Great Expectations
Hard Times
Oliver Twist

Reviews

It is really one of his best. There are passages so spattered with violence and blood that you look out for the red blotches on the page in front of you...brilliantly plotted

A.N. Wilson, Daily Telegraph

Dickens's story of love, espionage and Anglo-French relations

Scotsman

Dickens's magnificent account of the revolution and one of his best (and shortest) novels

Observer

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781784873400

    January 2, 2018

    Vintage Classics

    448 pages

    RRP $19.99

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