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By Charles Dickens

Because the the bicentennary of the French Revolution attracts close to, Dickens' old novel serves as a well timed reminder of nineteenth-century reactions to that fab upheaval. Set among 1757 and 1793, A story of 2 towns perspectives the reasons and results of the Revolution from an primarily inner most standpoint, exhibiting how inner most adventure pertains to public background. Dickens' characters are fictional, and their political task is minimum, but all are drawn in the direction of the Paris
of the phobia, and all turn into stuck up in its internet of human affliction and human sacrifice.
This variation contains wide explanatory notes giving an important history information regarding the Revolution and Dickens' sources.

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