Christian Books, Bibles, Music & More - 1.888.395.0572
Call our Toll Free Number:
1-877-205-6402
Find us on:
Follow Us On 

Twitter!   Join Us On Facebook!

Christian Bookstore .Net is a leading online Christian book store.

Shop Christian Books, Bibles, Jewelry, Church Supplies, Homeschool Curriculum & More!

A Tale of Two Cities (Barnes & Noble Classics) [Paperback]

By Charles Dickens & Gillen D'Arcy Wood (Introduction by)
Our Price $ 5.91  
Retail Value $ 6.95  
You Save $ 1.04  (15%)  
Item Number 400316  
Buy New $5.91

Item Specifications...

Pages   416
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.9" Width: 5.1" Height: 1.2"
Weight:   0.84 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jul 25, 2004
Publisher   Barnes & Noble Classics
ISBN  1593081383  
EAN  9781593081386  


Availability  7 units.
Availability accurate as of May 24, 2017 02:35.
Usually ships within one to two business days from Chambersberg, PA.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.


Barnes & Noble Classics - Full Series Preview
Image Title Price Stock Qty Add To Cart
  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Dubliners (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 7.61   In Stock  
  A Room with a View (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 7.61   In Stock  
  A Tale of Two Cities (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 5.06   In Stock  
  A Tale of Two Cities (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 5.91   In Stock  
  Aesop's Fables (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 7.61   In Stock  
  Anna Karenina (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 10.16   In Stock  
  Barchester Towers (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 8.46   In Stock  
  Billy Budd and The Piazza Tales (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 6.76   In Stock  
  Bulfinch's Mythology (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 11.86   In Stock  
  Candide (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 6.76   In Stock  
  Common Sense and Other Writings (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 7.61   In Stock  
  Crime and Punishment (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 11.01   In Stock  
  Dracula (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 7.61   In Stock  
  Emma (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 4.36   In Stock  
  Emma (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 5.91   In Stock  
  Essential Dialogues of Plato (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 11.40   In Stock  
  Essential Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 9.31   In Stock  
  Far From the Madding Crowd (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 7.00   In Stock  
  Frankenstein (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 5.91   In Stock  
  Frankenstein (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 4.21   In Stock  
  Grimm's Fairy Tales (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 9.31   In Stock  
  Gulliver's Travels (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (B&N Classics)   $ 4.21   In Stock  
  Gulliver's Travels (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 6.76   In Stock  
  Hard Times (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 7.00   In Stock  
  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 7.61   In Stock  
  Ivanhoe (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 8.46   In Stock  
  Jane Eyre (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (B&N Classics)   $ 4.21   In Stock  
  Jane Eyre (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 6.76   In Stock  
  Metamorphosis and Other Stories (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 8.46   In Stock  
  Moby-Dick (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 10.16   In Stock  
  My Antonia (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 6.76   In Stock  
  Northanger Abbey (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 5.06   In Stock  
  Paradise Lost (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 8.46   In Stock  
  Peter Pan (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 6.76   In Stock  
  Pride and Prejudice (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 4.21   In Stock  
  Pride and Prejudice (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 5.91   In Stock  
  Tao Te Ching (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 7.61   In Stock  
  The Art of War (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (B&N Classics)   $ 5.06   In Stock  
  The Art of War (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 8.46   In Stock  
  The Brothers Karamazov   $ 10.16   In Stock  
  The Call of the Wild and White Fang (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 5.91   In Stock  
  The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 6.76   In Stock  
  The Complete Sherlock Holmes, Volume I (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 10.16   In Stock  
  The Count of Monte Cristo (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 5.91   In Stock  
  The Federalist (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 10.16   In Stock  
  The House of Mirth (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 7.61   In Stock  
  The Iliad (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 9.31   In Stock  
  The Inferno (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 9.31   In Stock  
  The Last of the Mohicans (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 8.46   In Stock  
  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave (Barnes & Noble Classics Series): An American Slave (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 6.76   In Stock  
  The Odyssey (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 8.46   In Stock  
  The Phantom of the Opera (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 7.61   In Stock  
  The Pilgrim's Progress (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 7.61   In Stock  
  The Scarlet Letter (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 5.91   In Stock  
  The Scarlet Pimpernel (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 7.61   In Stock  
  The Secret Garden (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 5.91   In Stock  
  The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Stories (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 5.91   In Stock  
  The Varieties of Religious Experience (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 11.01   In Stock  
  Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 8.46   In Stock  
  Treasure Island (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 5.91   In Stock  
  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 9.22   In Stock  
  Uncle Tom's Cabin (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 7.61   In Stock  
  Walden and Civil Disobedience (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 7.61   In Stock  
  Wuthering Heights (Barnes & Noble Classics)   $ 5.06   In Stock  


Item Description...
A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics:
New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events Footnotes and endnotes Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work Comments by other famous authors Study questions to challenge the reader's viewpoints and expectations Bibliographies for further reading Indices & Glossaries, when appropriateAll editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls together a constellation of influences—biographical, historical, and literary—to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works.
 
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times . . .” With these famous words, Charles Dickens plunges the reader into one of history's most explosive eras—the French Revolution. From the storming of the Bastille to the relentless drop of the guillotine, Dickens vividly captures the terror and upheaval of that tumultuous period. At the center is the novel's hero, Sydney Carton, a lazy, alcoholic attorney who, inspired by a woman, makes the supreme sacrifice on the bloodstained streets of Paris.

One of Dickens's most exciting novels, A Tale of Two Cities is a stirring classic of love, revenge, and resurrection.

Gillen D'Arcy Wood received his Ph.D in English from Columbia University in 2000 and is currently an assistant professor at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of The Shock of the Real: Romanticism and Visual Culture, 1760–1860.



Buy A Tale of Two Cities (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Charles Dickens & Gillen D'Arcy Wood from our Christian Books store - isbn: 9781593081386 & 1593081383

The team at Christian Bookstore .Net welcome you to our Christian Book store! We offer the best selections of Christian Books, Bibles, Christian Music, Inspirational Jewelry and Clothing, Homeschool curriculum, and Church Supplies. We encourage you to purchase your copy of A Tale of Two Cities (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Charles Dickens & Gillen D'Arcy Wood today - and if you are for any reason not happy, you have 30 days to return it. Please contact us at 1-877-205-6402 if you have any questions.

More About Charles Dickens & Gillen D'Arcy Wood

Charles Dickens Charles Dickens was born on February 7, 1812, in Landport, Portsea, England. He died in Kent on June 9, 1870. The second of eight children of a family continually plagued by debt, the young Dickens came to know not only hunger and privation, but also the horror of the infamous debtors' prison and the evils of child labor. A turn of fortune in the shape of a legacy brought release from the nightmare of prison and -slave- factories and afforded Dickens the opportunity of two years' formal schooling at Wellington House Academy. He worked as an attorney's clerk and newspaper reporter until his Sketches by Boz (1836) and The Pickwick Papers (1837) brought him the amazing and instant success that was to be his for the remainder of his life. In later years, the pressure of serial writing, editorial duties, lectures, and social commitments led to his separation from Catherine Hogarth after twenty-three years of marriage. It also hastened his death at the age of fifty-eight, when he was characteristically engaged in a multitude of work.
David Trotter is Quain Professor of English Language and Literature and Head of Department at University College London.
Charlotte Mitchell is Lecturer in English at University College London.

Charles Dickens was born in 1812 and died in 1870.

Charles Dickens has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Annotated Books
  2. Bantam Classics
  3. Barnes & Noble Classics
  4. Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading
  5. Bullseye Step Into Classics
  6. Campfire Graphic Novels
  7. Classic Collection (Brilliance Audio)
  8. Classic Starts
  9. Classical Comics: Original Text
  10. Clothbound Classics
  11. Collins Classics
  12. Cover to Cover Classics
  13. Dover Giant Thrift Editions
  14. Dover Holiday Coloring Book
  15. Dover Thrift Editions
  16. Dover Thrift Study Edition
  17. Enriched Classics (Pocket)
  18. Enriched Classics (Simon & Schuster)
  19. Everyman's Library Children's Classics
  20. Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics
  21. Hardcover Classics
  22. Ignatius Critical Editions
  23. Modern Library Classics (Paperback)
  24. Norton Critical Editions
  25. Oxford World's Classics (Paperback)
  26. Penguin Christmas Classics
  27. Penguin Classics
  28. Puffin Chalk
  29. Puffin Classics
  30. Signet Classics
  31. Sterling Classics
  32. Tantor Unabridged Classics
  33. Unabridged Classics (Go Reader)
  34. Unabridged Classics in Audio
  35. Vintage Classics
  36. Word Cloud Classics


Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.



Product Categories
1Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Authors, A-Z > ( D ) > Dickens, Charles > General   [926  similar products]
2Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Authors, A-Z > ( D ) > Dickens, Charles > Paperback   [1240  similar products]
3Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Classics   [48700  similar products]
4Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Contemporary   [78538  similar products]
5Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Literary   [246863  similar products]
6Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > World Literature > British > Classics > Dickens, Charles   [1610  similar products]



Similar Products
To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird
Item: 3951042



Reviews - What do our customers think?
Glad I Did  Jul 4, 2008
Before I get too deep on this classic novel, I wanted to say that it is obvious I have no education in Literature, no experience in the field and no qualifiers to allow me to talk about this on any professional level. I write about these books because I love a good story.

A Tale of Two Cities is exactly that, a dang good story.

As an American student, I did not get more than a page on the French revolution, and seeing it in novel form, and a story that intertwines with historical events and matches the mood and culture of the characters was a blast. I enjoyed getting some perspective on one of the bloodiest times in France's history. The guillotine becomes a living, breathing thing in this novel, and I never fully appreciated the weight of the method of execution till I read through this book.

Is this an easy read? I don't think so. I was constantly referencing my notes in the back of my Barnes and Noble edition, trying to get some background on the historical references (which are plenty) and the sayings used back then which have zero meaning today.

Sydney Carlton is the anti-hero mold of all time. The loser who gives all to save those he loves, especially our dear heroine, Lucie.

And that brings me to one of the best bad guys I have read about in a while, Madame Defarge. I don't want to go into any further detail, but know this: you do not want her to sew anything for you.

And this story, on such an epic scale, has such subtle and then such over the top humor that it works well. I laughed out loud while reading it, and I came through on the other side seeing Dickens as a man who was not criticizing one historical group or the other, but trying to show the humanity on both sides, rich and poor, vengeful and hopeful, the revolutionists and the leaders of the status quo--each side are seen in a human distinction, with the victims being shown for what they were, not some type of political ploy, but humans who have suffered much.

I am looking forward to getting some more Dickens under my belt, and I recommend this read, especially if you don't mind trudging through the older English language.
 
Dickens at His Best - You'll Love it if You Love Soap Opera Plots and Hollywood Endings  Jun 29, 2008
This may be the only Dickens novel I can stand, probably because it would be difficult to render the French Revolution boring or preachy. The story, full of the lucky coincidences and chances for redemption that make it a Dickens novel, is rather unbelievable, making it more of an allegory than a true tale of human characters. However the backdrop of revolutionary France is fascinating. The story of an oppressed people rising up and quickly turning to brutality has been repeated oft enough in history to be worthy of interest.
 
The most unforgettable opening and closing sentences ever found in a book!  May 19, 2008
I will never, the rest of my life forget these two sentences. "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness...." and at closing "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."

Wow, this is not your usual Dickens. No quirky characters with strange names and laugh out loud moments, just a darn good story -- the story of two cities, London and Paris. It is difficult to put the plot into words, but when the book begins you are in London at the time of the American revolution and spies (or suspected spies) abound, and the story eventually switches to France prior to and during the French revolution.

Dickens does a marvelous job (as always) of building his story one step at a time and slowly peeling back the layers one at a time. This is not a put down and pick it up a week later kind of a book, it is very intense and complicated and you have to pay close attention. I was just floored at how he sucked me in with his descriptions of the mobs, terror and the madness of the revolution leading you to a nail biting finish. I admit to holding my breath during those last few pages!

Highly recommended, and well worth the time to discover (or rediscover) an old classic.
 

Write your own review about A Tale of Two Cities (Barnes & Noble Classics)





Customer Support: 1-888-395-0572
Welcome to Christian Bookstore .Net

Our team at Christian Bookstore .Net would like to welcome you to our site. Our Christian book store features over 150,000 Christian products including Bibles, Christian music, Christian books, jewelry, church supplies, Christian gifts, Sunday school curriculum, purity rings, homeschool curriculum and many other items to encourage you in your walk with God. Our mission is to provide you with quality Christian resources that you can benefit from and share with others. The best part is that our complete selection of Christian books and supplies is offered at up to 20% off of retail price! Please call us if you have any questions or need assistance in ordering at 1-888-395-0572. Have a blessed day.

Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Customer Support