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A Tale of Two Cities (version 2)

Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. With well over 200 million copies sold, it is among the most famous works of fiction.The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralized by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the former aristocrats in the early years of the revolution, and many unflattering social parallels with life in London during the same time period. It follows the lives of several protagonists through these events. The most notable are Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton. Darnay is a French once-aristocrat who falls victim to the indiscriminate wrath of the revolution despite his virtuous nature, and Carton is a dissipated British barrister who endeavours to redeem his ill-spent life out of his unrequited love for Darnay's wife, Lucie Manette. (Introduction by Wikipedia)

A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. With well over 200 million copies sold, it is among the most famous works of fiction.The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralized by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the former aristocrats in the early years of the revolution, and many unflattering social parallels with life in London during the same time period. It follows the lives of several protagonists through these events. The most notable are Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton. Darnay is a French once-aristocrat who falls victim to the indiscriminate wrath of the revolution despite his virtuous nature, and Carton is a dissipated British barrister who endeavours to redeem his ill-spent life out of his unrequited love for Darnay's wife, Lucie Manette. (Introduction by Wikipedia)
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A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. With well over 200 million copies sold, it is among the most famous works of fiction.The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralized by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the former aristocrats in the early years of the revolution, and many unflattering social parallels with life in London during the same time period. It follows the lives of several protagonists through these events. The most notable are Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton. Darnay is a French once-aristocrat who falls victim to the indiscriminate wrath of the revolution despite his virtuous nature, and Carton is a dissipated British barrister who endeavours to redeem his ill-spent life out of his unrequited love for Darnay's wife, Lucie Manette. (Introduction by Wikipedia)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

15h 29m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

07:30


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

13:03


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

11:20


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

28:57


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

28:19


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

27:46


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

16:45


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

15:54


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

31:48


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

14:55


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

14:27


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

30:20


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

23:19


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

13:06


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

28:14


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

19:23


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

09:06


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

16:36


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

11:49


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

25:25


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

28:13


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

27:19


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

12:42


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

16:22


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

19:07


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

08:58


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

30:48


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

15:24


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

19:37


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

31:31


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

30:53


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

17:52


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

12:17


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

14:44


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

16:04


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

17:13


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

12:53


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

31:01


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

31:21


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

38:46


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

09:53


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

21:41


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

29:36


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

31:29


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

16:13