By Charles Dickens
"It was once the simplest of instances, it was once the worst of instances . . ."
With those recognized phrases, Charles Dickens plunges the reader into one among history’s such a lot explosive erasthe French Revolution. From the storming of the Bastille to the relentless drop of the guillotine, Dickens vividly captures the fear and upheaval of that tumultuous interval.
At the heart is the novel’s hero, Sydney Carton, a lazy, alcoholic lawyer who, encouraged by means of a girl, makes the ultimate sacrifice at the bloodstained streets of Paris.
One of Dickens’s most enjoyable novels, A story of 2 Cities is a stirring vintage of affection, revenge, and resurrection.
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Published in 2004 by Barnes & Noble Classics with new Introduction, Notes, Biography, Chronology, Inspired By, Comments & Questions, and For Further Reading. Š Introduction, Notes, and For Further Reading Copyright ũ 2004 by Gillen D舗Arcy Wood. Š Note on Charles Dickens, The World of Charles Dickens and A Tale of Two Cities, Inspired by A Tale of Two Cities, and Comments & Questions Copyright ũ 2004 by Barnes & Noble, Inc. Š All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any information storage and retrieval system, without the prior written permission of the publisher.
Dickens becomes in tensely and unceasingly prolific, continuing to write fever ishly throughout his life. He begins The Pickwick Papers, his first novel, which sets the precedent of serialization that he will follow for nearly all of his novels. He meets his future biogra pher John Forster. 1837 Victoria is crowned queen. Dickens becomes the editor of Bentley舗s Miscellany and begins publishing installments of his novel Oliver Twist in the journal. 1838 Oliver Twist is published in three volumes, while the serial pub lication in Bentley舗s continues.
He meets Maria Beadnell and falls in love with her. 1831 Dickens joins the journalistic staff of the Mirror of Parliament; he transcribes speeches by the members of Parliament on suchtopics as factory conditions, penal reform, education reform, the Poor Law Commission, and the First Reform Bill of 1832. 1833 After four arduous years, Dickens舗s affair with Beadnell dissolves in the face of her family舗s disapproval. He publishes his first story, 舠A Dinner at Poplar Walk,舡 in the Monthly Magazine.