Cover of: A Tale of Two Cities | Charles Dickens

About the Book

Grade 3
Vocabulary restricted to 3,100 headwords
Illustrated in colour

Lucie thinks that her father, Dr. Manette, is dead. Then one day a stranger tells her that Dr. Manette is alive - he has been in the terrible Bastille prson in Paris for many years and has just been released.

In Paris, Lucie finds her father being cared for by a loyal ex-servant, Defarge, and his wife. Poor Dr Manette goes back to England with Lucie.

A few years later, when Dr. Manette and Lucie return to Paris, everything has changed. The French Revolution has begun, and the poor people are killing the noblemen. Lucie's husband the kind Charles Darnay, is the heir of some of the cruellest noblemen, and the Defarges are now plotting to destroy him. Only love and great courage can save him...

About the Edition

Grade 3
Vocabulary restricted to 3,100 headwords
Illustrated in colour

Lucie thinks that her father, Dr. Manette, is dead. Then one day a stranger tells her that Dr. Manette is alive - he has been in the terrible Bastille prson in Paris for many years and has just been released.

In Paris, Lucie finds her father being cared for by a loyal ex-servant, Defarge, and his wife. Poor Dr Manette goes back to England with Lucie.

A few years later, when Dr. Manette and Lucie return to Paris, everything has changed. The French Revolution has begun, and the poor people are killing the noblemen. Lucie's husband the kind Charles Darnay, is the heir of some of the cruellest noblemen, and the Defarges are now plotting to destroy him. Only love and great courage can save him...

(back cover)

Edition Notes

Oxford Progressive English Readers

Series
Oxford Progressive English Readers 3
Copyright Date
1992

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
96p.
Number of pages
96
Dimensions
8 x 5.2 x 0.2 inches
Weight
4 ounces

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL10137428M
Internet Archive
taleoftwocities00char
ISBN 10
0195854527
ISBN 13
9780195854527
OCLC/WorldCat
1036890323, 685132006
Amazon.com
0195854527
Library Thing
7212984
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