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A tale of two cities / Charles Dickens.

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 (Author). Lee, John. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781415952450 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1415952450 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • Publisher: [Westminster, Md.] : Books on Tape, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 14:21:20.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by John Lee.
Summary, etc.:
Madame Defarge, one of literature's most horrifying characters, knits as the heads roll in Dickens' tale of the French Revolution. She is the symbol of the Revolution's malevolence. Dickens masterfully contrasts the cruelties of the Old Regime with the savagery of the formerly oppressed peasants visiting their suffering upon the heads of the nobility and all those accused of counterrevolutionary activity ...
System Details Note:
Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 206347 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Executions and executioners > Fiction.
Fathers and daughters > Fiction.
Lookalikes > Fiction.
Great Britain > History > 1789-1820 > Fiction.
Paris (France) > History > 1789-1799 > Fiction.
France > History > Revolution, 1789-1799 > Fiction.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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