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A Tale of Two Cities - cover

A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens

Publisher: Mauro Liistro Editore

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Summary

A Tale of Two Cities, is the best selling novel of all time. His creative genius has been praised by fellow writers from Leo Tolstoy to George Orwell and G. K. Chesterton for its realism, comedy, prose style, unique characterisations, and social criticism. On the other hand Oscar Wilde, Henry James and Virginia Woolf complained of a lack of psychological depth, loose writing, and a vein of saccharine sentimentalism. The term Dickensian is used to describe something that is reminiscent of Dickens and his writings, such as poor social conditions or comically repulsive characters

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