Type:

E-book, Fiction

Description:

Novel by Charles Dickens, published both serially and in book form in 1859. The story is set in the late 18th century against the background of the French Revolution. The book is perhaps best known for its opening lines, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times," and for Carton's last speech, in which he says of his replacing Darnay in a prison cell, "It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known."

Subjects:

  • Educational Technology > General
  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Literature
  • Language Arts > Reading Comprehension

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
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  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Professional Education & Development
  • Higher Education
  • Graduate
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  • Undergraduate-Lower Division
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Keywords:

free books public domain reading

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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