A TALE OF TWO CITIES

By Charles Dickens

Synopsis

Set in Paris and London in the French revolution. Dr Manette has recently been released from the Bastille after 18 years as a political prisoner. Brought to England he begins to recover his sanity. Charles Darnay also arrives, and falls in love with Manette's daughter, Lucie. In the Terror he returns to Paris to rescue a servant, but is caught. He is only saved when barrister Sydney Carton, also in love with Lucie, takes his place on the scaffold.

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Narrator Richard Pasco
Length 14hrs 5mins
Catalogue No. 7936
Publisher BBC Chivers
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