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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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User Review  - rab1953 - LibraryThing

I love reading Dickens, but I did not love reading this book. I doubt that it’s in the curriculum any more, but I can understand a blogger who recently wrote that he avoided Dickens for years after ... Read full review

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User Review  - manishch - LibraryThing

Such a disappointment. A shallow story with so many "flat" characters who didn't sustain my interest at all. One of the few books in my life that I've stopped reading halfway because I just couldn't be bothered. 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.

Review: A Tale of Two Cities

User Review  - Amireh - Goodreads

Charles a French Aristocrat who has gave up his title and living in London marries Lucy who is a daughter of a French revolutionary father (Doctor Manette) who was in prison for more than 18 year and ... Read full review

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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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