A Tale of Two Cities, Large Print  -     By: Charles Dickens
Buy Item $11.49 Retail: $14.95 Save 23% ($3.46) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

A Tale of Two Cities, Large Print

Dover Publications / Paperback

$11.49 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $14.95
|
Save 23% ($3.46)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW417769

Current Promotions
BROWSE for Kids
Refine by
Advanced Search Links

Product Description

The two cities are Paris in the time of the French Revolution, and London. Dr. Manette, a French physician, having been called in to treat a young peasant and his sister, realizes that they have been cruelly abused by the Marquis de St. Evremonde and his brother. To ensure Dr. Manette's silence, the Marquis has him confined for eighteen years in the Bastille. The doctor has just been released, demented, when the story opens. He is brought to England where he gradually recovers his health and his sanity.

Charles Darnay, concealing under that false name his identity as the nephew of the cruel Marquis, has left France and renounced his heritage. He falls in love with Lucie, Dr. Manette's daughter, and they are happily married. During the Terror, he goes to Paris to save a servant condemned by the mob. Darnay himself is arrested, condemned to death, and is saved at the last moment by Sydney Carton, a reckless wastrel who acts out of devotion to Lucie. Carton smuggles Darnay out of prison and takes his place on the scaffold, declaring " It is a far, far better thing I do than I have ever done before, surely one of the most quoted lines in all the history of literature.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 544
Vendor: Dover Publications
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 048641776X
ISBN-13: 9780486417769
Availability: In Stock
Series: Dover Thrift Editions

Related Products

  1. Eight Great Sherlock Holmes Stories, Large Print
    Eight Great Sherlock Holmes Stories, Large Print
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Dover Publications / Trade Paperback
    $11.66 Retail: $12.95 Save 10% ($1.29)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW417770
  2. A Tale of Two Cities - audiobook on CD
    A Tale of Two Cities - audiobook on CD
    Charles Dickens
    Brilliance Audio / 2005 / Compact disc
    $18.79 Retail: $44.95 Save 58% ($26.16)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW371475
  3. Tale of Two Cities
    Tale of Two Cities
    Charles Dickens
    Penguin Classics / Trade Paperback
    $6.29 Retail: $8.00 Save 21% ($1.71)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW439602
  4. Tale of Two Cities, Novel Units Teacher's Guide, Grades 9-12
    Tale of Two Cities, Novel Units Teacher's Guide, Grades 9-12
    Charles Dickens
    ECS Learning Systems, Inc. / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $11.99 Save 17% ($2.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW374328

Publisher's Description

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times" — it was the tumultuous era of the French Revolution. Rich in drama and romance, this deftly plotted tale of adventure and courage by the most popular of English novelists bristles with suspense, culminating in a daring prison escape in the shadow of the guillotine. Large print edition.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Christianbook.com Search