Penguin English Library a Tale of Two Cities

3.81 avg rating
( 664,151 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780141199702: Penguin English Library a Tale of Two Cities

The Penguin English Library Edition of A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 'Liberty, equality, fraternity, or death; - the last, much the easiest to bestow, O Guillotine!' Described by Dickens as 'the best story I have written', A Tale of Two Cities interweaves thrilling historical drama with heartbreaking personal tragedy. It vividly depicts a revolutionary Paris running red with blood, and a London where the poor starve. In the midst of the chaos two men - an exiled French aristocrat and a dissolute English lawyer - are both redeemed and condemned by their love for the same woman, as the shadow of La Guillotine draws closer... The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Publisher:

11 cds

From the Inside Flap:

A Tale of Two Cities is Charles Dickens's great historical novel, set against the violent upheaval of the French Revolution. The most famous and perhaps the most popular of his works, it compresses an event of immense complexity to the scale of a family history, with a cast of characters that includes a bloodthirsty ogress and an antihero as believably flawed as any in modern fiction. Though the least typical of the author's novels, A Tale of Two Cities still underscores many of his enduring themes--imprisonment, injustice, and social anarchy, resurrection and the renunciation that fosters renewal.

Over the years the Modern Library has become a staple of the American book trade, providing readers with affordable, beautifully produced, hardbound editions of important works of literature and thought. Perfect for students, the Modern Library comprises over 170 titles by such oft-studied authors as Plato, Chaucer, Bronte, Dostoevsky, Faulkner, Joyce, Keats, Shakespeare and Chekhov.

And coming soon, more Modern Library titles on the Random House Web Site.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Charles Dickens
Published by Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom (2012)
ISBN 10: 0141199709 ISBN 13: 9780141199702
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. UK ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book. The Penguin English Library Edition of A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens Liberty, equality, fraternity, or death; - the last, much the easiest to bestow, O Guillotine! Described by Dickens as the best story I have written , A Tale of Two Cities interweaves thrilling historical drama with heartbreaking personal tragedy. It vividly depicts a revolutionary Paris running red with blood, and a London where the poor starve. In the midst of the chaos two men - an exiled French aristocrat and a dissolute English lawyer - are both redeemed and condemned by their love for the same woman, as the shadow of La Guillotine draws closer.The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War. Bookseller Inventory # APG9780141199702

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
5.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Charles Dickens
Published by Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom (2012)
ISBN 10: 0141199709 ISBN 13: 9780141199702
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. The Penguin English Library Edition of A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens Liberty, equality, fraternity, or death; - the last, much the easiest to bestow, O Guillotine! Described by Dickens as the best story I have written , A Tale of Two Cities interweaves thrilling historical drama with heartbreaking personal tragedy. It vividly depicts a revolutionary Paris running red with blood, and a London where the poor starve. In the midst of the chaos two men - an exiled French aristocrat and a dissolute English lawyer - are both redeemed and condemned by their love for the same woman, as the shadow of La Guillotine draws closer.The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War. Bookseller Inventory # APG9780141199702

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
7.01
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Charles Dickens
ISBN 10: 0141199709 ISBN 13: 9780141199702
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97801411997020000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
7.02
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Charles Dickens
Published by Penguin Classics 2012-04-26 (2012)
ISBN 10: 0141199709 ISBN 13: 9780141199702
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Classics 2012-04-26, 2012. Book Condition: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Bookseller Inventory # NU-GRD-04838124

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
4.55
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Charles Dickens
Published by Penguin Classics (2012)
ISBN 10: 0141199709 ISBN 13: 9780141199702
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
The Monster Bookshop
(Fleckney, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Classics, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. BRAND NEW ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000200176

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
7.29
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 0.95
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Charles Dickens
Published by Penguin Books
ISBN 10: 0141199709 ISBN 13: 9780141199702
New Softcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books. Book Condition: New. 2012. Paperback. In the midst of the chaos two men - an exiled French aristocrat and a dissolute English lawyer - are both redeemed and condemned by their love for the same woman, as the shadow of La Guillotine draws closer. Series: The Penguin English Library. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 334. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780141199702

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.73
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Charles Dickens
Published by Penguin Books (2012)
ISBN 10: 0141199709 ISBN 13: 9780141199702
New Softcover Quantity Available: > 20
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books, 2012. Book Condition: New. 2012. Paperback. In the midst of the chaos two men - an exiled French aristocrat and a dissolute English lawyer - are both redeemed and condemned by their love for the same woman, as the shadow of La Guillotine draws closer. Series: The Penguin English Library. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 334. . . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780141199702

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
9.08
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Charles Dickens
Published by Penguin Books Ltd 2012-04-26, London (2012)
ISBN 10: 0141199709 ISBN 13: 9780141199702
New paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books Ltd 2012-04-26, London, 2012. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780141199702

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
6.61
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Charles Dickens
Published by Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN 10: 0141199709 ISBN 13: 9780141199702
New Paperback Quantity Available: 18
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens, This is the "Penguin English Library Edition" of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. 'Liberty, equality, fraternity, or death; - the last, much the easiest to bestow, O Guillotine!' Described by Dickens as 'the best story I have written', "A Tale of Two Cities" interweaves thrilling historical drama with heartbreaking personal tragedy. It vividly depicts a revolutionary Paris running red with blood, and a London where the poor starve. In the midst of the chaos two men - an exiled French aristocrat and a dissolute English lawyer - are both redeemed and condemned by their love for the same woman, as the shadow of La Guillotine draws closer."The Penguin English Library" - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War. Bookseller Inventory # B9780141199702

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
2.77
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6.95
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Dickens Charles
Published by Penguin Books
ISBN 10: 0141199709 ISBN 13: 9780141199702
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Majestic Books
(London, ,, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books. Book Condition: New. pp. 480. Bookseller Inventory # 9694908

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
4.38
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 5.50
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book