A Tale of Two Cities: A Story of the French Revolution

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Book the First: Recalled to Life The first book of the novel takes place in 1775. Mr. Jarvis Lorry, an employee of Tellson's Bank, is travelling from England to France to bring Dr. Alexandre Manette to London on his return trip. Before crossing into France, he meets 17-year-old Miss Lucie Manette at Dover, and reveals to her that her father, Monsieur Manette, is not dead, as she had been told; instead, he was a prisoner in the Bastille for eighteen years. Book the Second: The Golden Thread Five years later, two British spies, Mr. John Barsad and Roger Cly, are trying to frame French émigré Charles Darnay for their own gain; and Charles Darnay is on trial for treason at the Old Bailey. They claim, falsely, that Darnay gave information about British troops in North America to the French. Charles Darnay is acquitted when a witness who claims he would be able to recognize Darnay anywhere cannot tell Darnay apart from a barrister present in court, Sydney Carton, who looks... More > almost identical to him.< Less
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January 16, 2012
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