A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens


A story of 2 towns (1859) is a unique through Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris prior to and through the French Revolution. With good over 2 hundred million copies offered, it ranks among the main well-known works within the heritage of literary fiction. the unconventional depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralised by means of the French aristocracy within the years top as much as the revolution, the corresponding brutality confirmed through the revolutionaries towards the previous aristocrats within the early years of the revolution, and plenty of unflattering social parallels with existence in London in the course of the comparable 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 all of the yr 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 in simple terms as per 30 days instalments. the 1st weekly instalment of A story of 2 towns ran within the first factor of all of the yr around on 30 April 1859. The final ran thirty weeks later, on 26 November.

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