After 18 years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the aging Dr. Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There two very different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, become enmeshed through their love for Lucie Manette. From the tranquil lanes of London, they are all drawn against their will to the vengeful, bloodstained streets of Paris at the height of the Reign of Terror and soon fall under the lethal shadow of La Guillotine.More
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tremendous narration-- dickens words come alive
- Ian C Robertson "Eclectic mixer of books of my youth and ones I always meant to read, but didn't."