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A tale of two cities

Author: Charles Dickens; Martin E Goldstein; Janet M Goldstein; Hal Taylor
Publisher: West Berlin, N.J. : Townsend Press, ©2004.
Series: Townsend Library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"It was the best of times; it was the worst of times ..." The year is 1789. In London, Lucie Darnay lives quietly with her father, who is a former prisoner, and her husband and child. In Paris, the bloody French Revolution is about to begin. How will the uprisings in faraway France affect Lucie and those she loves? What dreadful secrets from the distant past threaten their security, even their lives? When "the best
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
ESL readers
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens; Martin E Goldstein; Janet M Goldstein; Hal Taylor
ISBN: 1591940346 9781591940340
OCLC Number: 58436943
Notes: "Illustrations by Hal Taylor."
"Edited to make [it] more accessible to today's readers"--Publisher's Web site.
Description: 362 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: Book of the first : recalled to life --
ch. 1. The period --
ch. 2. The mail --
ch. 3. The night shadows --
ch. 4. The preparation --
ch. 5. The wine shop --
ch. 6. The shoemaker --
Book of the second : the golden thread --
ch. 1. Five years later --
ch. 2. A sight --
ch. 3. A disappointment --
ch. 4. Congratulatory --
ch. 5. The jackal --
ch. 6. Hundreds of people --
ch. 7. Monseigneur in town --
ch. 8. Monseigneur in the country --
ch. 9. The gorgon's head --
ch. 10. Two promises --
ch. 11. A companion picture --
ch. 12. The fellow of delicacy --
ch. 13. The fellow of no delicacy --
ch. 14. The honest tradesman --
ch. 15. Knitting --
ch. 16. Still knitting --
ch. 17. One night --
ch. 18. Nine days --
ch. 19. An opinion --
ch. 20. A plea --
ch. 21. Echoing footsteps --
ch. 22. The sea still rises --
ch. 23. Fire rises --
ch. 24. Drawn to the lodestone rock --
Book of the third : the track of a storm --
ch. 1. In secret --
ch. 2. The grindstone --
ch. 3. The shadow --
ch. 4. Calm in storm --
ch. 5. The wood-sawyer --
ch. 6. Triumph --
ch. 7. A knock at the door --
ch. 8. A hand at cards --
ch. 9. The game made --
ch. 10. The substance of the shadow --
ch. 11. Dusk --
ch. 12. Darkness --
ch. 13. Fifty-two --
ch. 14. The knitting done --
ch. 15. The footsteps die out for ever --
Afterword --
About the author --
About the book.
Series Title: Townsend Library.
Responsibility: Charles Dickens ; edited by Martin E. Goldstein, with an afterword by Martin E. Goldstein and Janet M. Goldstein.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_446915
991000847589705351

Abstract:

"It was the best of times; it was the worst of times ..." The year is 1789. In London, Lucie Darnay lives quietly with her father, who is a former prisoner, and her husband and child. In Paris, the bloody French Revolution is about to begin. How will the uprisings in faraway France affect Lucie and those she loves? What dreadful secrets from the distant past threaten their security, even their lives? When "the best of times" becomes "the worst of times" and violence is everywhere, who must die ... and who will survive? - Back cover.

To help students experience the joys and benefits of reading, Townsend Press presents the Townsend Library - a collection of high-interest classics. Each Townsend Library book has been carefully edited to maintain the original story while updating language and style for today's readers - Publisher.

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