A Tale Of Two Cities has become one of the most widely read and influential books ever written.
It reveals the astounding range, subtlety, artistry, and depth of thought of a true literary colossus, Charles Dickens.
Published in hundreds of editions and translated into virtually every modern language, it has not been out of print since 1859.
* Contains extended historical context: A Critical Essay, The Legacy of Charles Dickens By Gregory Harkness, author of The Basics of Life.
A Tale Of Two Cities is one of Charles Dickens’ rare and genuine masterpieces; an enchanting work of artistry deserving of the label in a thousand different ways. It can be found on countless lists of the finest literary works of all time, and is one of his major achievements.
CHARLES DICKENS (1812-1870), one of the greatest authors of the Victorian Period, transformed the art of fiction. The author of numerous novels and short stories, including Great Expectations, A Tale Of Two Cities, David Copperfield, and Bleak House, he is considered to be a literary colossus, and a central figure in the development of the modern novel.