A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations: Two Novels by Charles Dickens

By Charles Dickens

Two of the main loved novels in all of English literature—now jointly as a Penguin Enriched eBook.

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A story of 2 CITIES
After eighteen years as a political prisoner within the Bastille, the getting old physician Manette is eventually published and reunited along with his daughter in England. There the lives of the 2 very diversified males, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable yet terrific English attorney, develop into enmeshed via their love for Lucie Manette. From the tranquil roads of London, they're drawn opposed to their will to the vengeful, bloodstained streets of Paris on the top of the Reign of Terror, they usually quickly fall below the deadly shadow of the guillotine.

A terrifying come across with an escaped convict in a graveyard at the wild Kent marshes; a summons to satisfy the sour, decaying omit Havisham and her appealing, cold-hearted ward Estella; the unexpected generosity of a mysterious benefactor—these shape a chain of occasions that adjustments the orphaned Pip’s lifestyles without end, and he eagerly abandons his humble origins to start a brand new existence as a gentleman. Dickens's haunting overdue novel depicts Pip's schooling and improvement via adversity as he discovers the real nature of his "great expectations."

This enriched variation comprises: illustrations of 18th century type and tradition in Dickens’s Victorian international, the early reception for either A story of 2 towns and nice expectancies, a filmography of Dickens’s novels, extra examining concerning the writer in addition to what educated the thematic parts of those vintage novels.

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