A Tale of Two Cities: Charles Dickens’ novel on the French Revolution
“It was the best times, it was the worst times.” The opening lines of the novel ‘A Tale Of Two Cities’ describes life in England and France. The story in the novel revolves around the conditions that led up to the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror. Through his novel, Charles depicts the lives of two different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a brilliant English lawyer, as they got involved through their love for Lucie Manette. This historical classic novel is brilliantly plotted, rich in drama, and romance has a complex plot involving Sydney Carton, Charles Darnay and Lucie Manette. Will Sydney Carton sacrifice his own life for his friends Charles Darnay and Lucie Manette?