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A Tale of Two Cities is one of Charles Dickens's most exciting novels. Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, it tells the story of a family threatened by the terrible events of the past. Doctor Manette was wrongly imprisoned in the Bastille for eighteen years without trial by the aristocratic authorities. Finally released, he is reunited with his daughter, Lucie, who despite her French ancestry has been brought up in London. Lucie falls in love with Charles Darnay, another expatriate, who has abandoned wealth and a title in France because of his political convictions. When revolution breaks out in Paris, Darnay returns to the city to help an old family servant, but there he is arrested because of the crimes committed by his relations. His wife, Lucie, their young daughter, and her aged father follow him across the channel, thus putting all their lives in danger. Unabridged. 15 hours. 12 CDs. Read by Simon Vance.
|Format: Compact disc|
Vendor: Tantor Media
Publication Date: 2008
Availability: Expected to ship on or about 02/21/15.
Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations, A: Two Novels - Unabridged Audiobook on CDCharles DickensBrilliance Audio / 2010 / Compact disc$13.99 Retail:
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