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A Tale of Two Cities

Title: A Tale of Two Cities (Penguin Classics)
Author: Charles Dickens
Year First Published: 1859
Page Count: 544
Synopsis: Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, A Tale of Two Cities examines loyalty, courage, and love through the eyes characters as only Charles Dickens can create them. Published as a weekly serial in 1859, then as a monthly serial and finally as a whole novel.

Profanity Violence Sexual Content
Chilling, yet non-explicit description of French Revolution Violence. Esp. Madame Guillotine
Characterization Plot Overall Rating
Great variety. Compelling and thought-provoking characters. You almost find yourself yelling at "the screen" as you watch the plot unfold. The descriptive is a little heavy at first, but soon the story pulls you in.


Focus Husband/Wife Setting Europe
Main Character Male Time Period 1700's
Number of pages 400-500 Type Historic Event
Readability Moderate Type Suspense

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