'Liberty, equality, fraternity, or death; - the last, much the easiest to bestow, O Guillotine!'
Described by Dickens as 'the best story I have written', A Tale of Two Cities interweaves thrilling historical drama with heartbreaking personal tragedy. It vividly depicts a revolutionary Paris running red with blood, and a London where the poor starve. In the midst of the chaos two men - an exiled French aristocrat and a dissolute English lawyer - are both redeemed and condemned by their love for the same woman, as the shadow of La Guillotine draws closer...
The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.
- The Penguin English Library
- Verlag: Penguin Books UK
- Seitenzahl: 480
- Erscheinungstermin: 26. April 2012
- Abmessung: 189mm x 126mm x 27mm
- Gewicht: 342g
- ISBN-13: 9780141199702
- ISBN-10: 0141199709
- Artikelnr.: 34514514