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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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This is an old time classic story about times back in 1775 and later. I think its a very enlighting story and can help teach and entertain you.

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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  - Jaslyn - Goodreads

Normally I start these book reviews by doing a summary of what the book was about. But I'm not sure I know what this book was about. Something about England and France that seemed to revolve around a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Martin Waterhouse - Goodreads

I've read this - by pure chance - over the weekend that France was celebrating Bastille Day when the people there celebrate the horror that was the French Revolution as the foundation of their modern ... 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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