A TALE OF TWO CITIES (ILLUSTRATED): A STORY OF THE FRENCH by Charles Dickens

By Charles Dickens

A story of 2 towns (1859) is the second one old novel via Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris prior to and through the French Revolution. It depicts the plight of the French proletariat lower than the brutal oppression of the French aristocracy within the years top as much as the revolution, and the corresponding savage brutality confirmed by means of the revolutionaries towards the previous aristocrats within the early years of the revolution. It follows the lives of numerous protagonists via those occasions, such a lot particularly Charles Darnay, a French once-aristocrat who falls sufferer to the indiscriminate wrath of the revolution regardless of his virtuous nature, and Sydney Carton, a dissipated English barrister who endeavours to redeem his ill-spent lifestyles out of affection for Darnay's spouse, Lucie Manette.

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Enough to rule by himself. Then he died, and the Dragon Empress made sure her 3-year-old nephew became the new emperor. Cixi helped him rule too. During Cixi’s time the Chinese government became very dishonest. But she did not rule alone during this time. A group of dishonest officials helped her make decisions. When her DID YOU nephew grew up he tried to make some changes to improve life in China. The officials were against such changes. Only KNOW? after foreign armies captured Beijing in 1900 did Cixi begin to Cixi wore solid make things better.

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