Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close
A Tale of Two Cities cover
  • ISBN: 9780140437300
  • ISBN10: 0140437304

A Tale of Two Cities

by Charles Dickens

  • List Price: $6.95
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Penguin USA
  • Publish date: 08/01/2000
used Add to Cart $1.11
You save: 84%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $8.95
Marketplace Item
Description
One of Dickens's most haunting novels, A Tale of Two Cities has, since its first serial publication in 1859, continued to exert a grip on the popular imagination. The two cities of the title -- a lethal, vengeful Paris during the French Revolution and a leafy, tranquil London -- are only one of the novel's stark dichotomies, which are continued as Syndey Carton and Charles Darnay are drawn toward their separate destinies -- their lives touched by the same woman.

In his absorbing Introduction, Richard Maxwell discusses the novel's intricate design, in which Dickens magnificently interweaves epic drama with personal tragedy. Comparing it to Thomas Carlyle's French Revolution and Victor Hugo's Les Miserables, Maxwell argues that A Tale of Two Cities "stands as Dickens's most memorable effort to see a world in a very small space; a work short by its nature ... yet curiously at its ease among giants".

Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Better World Books West

Location: Mishawaka, IN
Very Good
Ships from Reno, NV. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
$1.11
Hippo Books

Location: Toledo, OH
Very Good
Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or
[...]
$1.67
citywbooks

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Good
Shipping Icon
General paperback wear, bends in spine, possible bends from reading on the cover, and may have a bookstore stamp inside cover. Quick response!
$3.32
TexasBo

Location: Houston, TX
Good
Shipping Icon
9780140437300. Cover a little worn & creased; Penguin Classics; 7.72 X 4.96 X 1.02 inches; 528 pages.
$5.51
Wonder Book - Member ABAA/ILAB

Location: Frederick, MD
Good
Good condition.
$5.60
WonderBook

Location: Frederick, MD
Ask seller a question
Good
Good condition.
$5.79
Powell's Books

Location: Portland, OR
Very Good
$6.13
Recycle-A-Textbook

Location: Lexington, KY
Ask seller a question
Good
Good condition with normal wear. Supplemental materials such as CDs or
[...]
$7.90
Ergodebooks

Location: Richmond, TX
Ask seller a question
Good
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.
$8.12
Last Page Books-Dallas

Location: Dallas, TX
Good
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
$8.41
Last Page Books-Columbus

Location: Columbus, OH
Good
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
$8.42
Zeebooks

Location: Foley, AL
New
Shipping Icon
0140437304 Brand new.
$8.95
A Cappella Books

Location: Atlanta, GA
Acceptable
Shipping Icon
Underlining & marginal notes throughout.
$9.00
Ergodebooks

Location: Richmond, TX
Ask seller a question
New
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.
$14.30
Firecreek Books

Location: Germantown, TN
Good
$19.83
One Stop Shop Bookstore

Location: Memphis, TN
Good
Shipping Icon
$24.41
Book Panther

Location: Wellington, FL
New
0140437304 New Condition.
$56.25