A Tale of Two Cities

Author: Charles Dickens

Origin: Gutenberg

Last update: Mar 01, 2020

Latest Chapter: III. A Disappointment – 4


A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a historical 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 imprisonment in the Bastille in Paris and his release to live in London with his daughter Lucie, whom he had never met. The story is set against the conditions that led up to the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror.


Book the First - Recalled to Life

Book the Second - the Golden Thread