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A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution Author: Charles Dickens

 A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution Author: Charles Dickens


Contents

Book the First—Recalled to Life
CHAPTER I.  The Period
CHAPTER II.  The Mail
CHAPTER III.  The Night Shadows
CHAPTER IV.  The Preparation
CHAPTER V.  The Wine-shop
CHAPTER VI.  The Shoemaker

Book the Second—the Golden Thread
CHAPTER I.  Five Years Later
CHAPTER II.  A Sight
CHAPTER III.  A Disappointment
CHAPTER IV.  Congratulatory
CHAPTER V.  The Jackal
CHAPTER VI.  Hundreds of People
CHAPTER VII.  Monseigneur in Town
CHAPTER VIII.  Monseigneur in the Country
CHAPTER IX.  The Gorgon’s Head
CHAPTER X.  Two Promises
CHAPTER XI.  A Companion Picture
CHAPTER XII.  The Fellow of Delicacy
CHAPTER XIII.  The Fellow of No Delicacy
CHAPTER XIV.  The Honest Tradesman
CHAPTER XV.  Knitting
CHAPTER XVI.  Still Knitting
CHAPTER XVII.  One Night
CHAPTER XVIII.  Nine Days
CHAPTER XIX.  An Opinion
CHAPTER XX.  A Plea
CHAPTER XXI.  Echoing Footsteps
CHAPTER XXII.  The Sea Still Rises
CHAPTER XXIII.    Fire Rises
CHAPTER XXIV.  Drawn to the Loadstone Rock

Book the Third—the Track of a Storm
CHAPTER I.  In Secret
CHAPTER II.  The Grindstone
CHAPTER III.  The Shadow
CHAPTER IV.  Calm in Storm
CHAPTER V.  The Wood-Sawyer
CHAPTER VI.  Triumph
CHAPTER VII.  A Knock at the Door
CHAPTER VIII.  A Hand at Cards
CHAPTER IX.  The Game Made
CHAPTER X.  The Substance of the Shadow
CHAPTER XI.  Dusk
CHAPTER XII.  Darkness
CHAPTER XIII.  Fifty-two
CHAPTER XIV.  The Knitting Done
CHAPTER XV.  The Footsteps Die Out For Ever
Book the First—Recalled to Life


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A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution Author: Charles Dickens

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About French Revolution 

The French Revolution was a major political upheaval in France that took place over a period of 17 years from 1789 to 1814. The French Revolution began as a protest by noblemen against the Roman Catholic Church. The protesters wanted to break away from the medieval system of government and create a modern nation-state. 
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The French Revolution started with a protest by noblemen against the Roman Catholic Church. On November 6, 1789, French King Louis XVI went to Paris' Cathedral to offer his support for the Catholic Church. However, several high-ranking aristocrats from the National Assembly walked out in protest. They believed that the king should have no say in politics and should only represent the people- not himself. This led to open rebellion against King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette of France. They eventually were executed by guillotine along with several other aristocrats who had supported them. This event is known as the Storming of the Bastille and marked the start of the French Revolution.

 
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