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User Review  - Scott_Hercher - LibraryThing

Maybe not Dickens' best, but reading it is like visting an old friend. You tell the same old stories, laugh at the same old jokes, and find it endlessly entertaining and comforting. And is there ... Read full review

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User Review  - mariannem85 - LibraryThing

"... all through it, I have known myself to be quite undeserving. And yet I have had the weakness, and have still the weakness, to wish you to know with what a sudden mastery you kindled me, heap of ... Read full review

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User Review  - bibliest - LibraryThing

A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. The novel tells the story of the French Doctor Manette, his 18-year-long ... Read full review

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User Review  - m.belljackson - LibraryThing

A Tale of Two Cities is at once a factual horror story and a fictional romance. Set in both London and Paris at the time of The French Revolution, it offers a terrifying portrayal of the descent of ... Read full review

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User Review  - danaenicole - LibraryThing

Books that require more thought while reading because of archaic language are at a bit of a disadvantage. They have to be more interesting than a more modern book in order to make me want to spend ... Read full review

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User Review  - LauGal - LibraryThing

Liked it! The ending had me turning pages until I was done. I found the end notes extremely distracting to the flow of reading,a necessary evil tho. Classic Dickens. Read full review

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What to do when your dad is a crazy French prisoner? Go find him and bring him home of course! Dickens captures the turmoil of the times making our world seem just a little bit more normal than we thought we were.

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I have to say I'm slightly biased in my writing of this review, by virtue of the fact that I've always loved the writing style of Dickens. The style incorporates vivid imagery. As to the work itself, though it's rife with violence, as was the time, there are, as is usually the case in Dickens' novels lessons to be learned from every character, and the book is packed with some of the most beautiful and elloquent prose that I've read to date. 

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why is this book so stupd. i hate summer reading projects. summer is supposed to be fun.

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User Review  - gayla.bassham - LibraryThing

The least Dickensy of Dickens's novels. Not my favorite, but still better than Barnaby Rudge. Read full review

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