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Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

A tale of two cities / Charles Dickens ; with an introduction by Simon Schama and sixteen illustrations by 'Phiz'. - London : David Campbell, c1993. - xxiv, 413 p : ill. ; 21 cm. - Everyman's library ; 143 . - Everyman's library .

"First included in Everyman's Library, 1906. Introduction (c) Simon Schama, 1990. Bibliography and chronology (c) David Caampbell Publishers Ltd., 1993" - t. p. verso.

Bibliography: pxiii

"This brilliantly coloured tale of the French Revolution is an historical romance set in Paris and London. Famous for the character of Sidney Carton who sacrifices himself upon the guillotine' it is a far, far better thing I do than I have ever done '- the novel is also a powerful study of crowd psychology and the dark emotions aroused by the Revolution, illuminated by Dickens' lively comedy" - Copac


English fiction--19th century.


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