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'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...'
A Tale of Two Cities is arguably the greatest story of mistaken identity ever told, interweaving a heart-breaking family tragedy with the bloody French Revolution.
Dr Manette is released from imprisonment in the Bastille and is reunited with his daughter, Lucie. Two men - an apathetic English lawyer and an exiled French aristocrat - vie for her love in a time of uncertainty, sacrifice and terror.
Self-proclaimed by Dickens as 'the best story I have ever written', A Tale of Two Cities is an enduring epic of historical fiction.