A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens


A story of 2 towns (1859) is a unique by way of Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris prior to and through the French Revolution. With good over 2 hundred million copies bought, it ranks among the main recognized works within the background of literary fiction. the radical depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralised through the French aristocracy within the years prime as much as the revolution, the corresponding brutality confirmed by means of the revolutionaries towards the previous aristocrats within the early years of the revolution, and lots of unflattering social parallels with existence in London in the course of the similar period of time. It follows the lives of numerous characters via those occasions. The 45-chapter novel used to be released in 31 weekly instalments in Dickens's new literary periodical titled the entire 12 months around. From April 1859 to November 1859, Dickens additionally republished the chapters as 8 per month sections in eco-friendly covers. All yet 3 of Dickens's prior novels had seemed purely as per month instalments. the 1st weekly instalment of A story of 2 towns ran within the first factor of the entire yr around on 30 April 1859. The final ran thirty weeks later, on 26 November.

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