Tale Of Two Cities

Tale Of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens, was a novel written in 1858 about life in England and France at the time of the French Revolution. The story begins in 1775 when Jarvis Lorry, an employee of Tellsons Bank, was sent to find Dr. Manette, an unjustly imprisoned doctor, in Paris and bring him back to England. Lucie, Dr. Manettes daughter who thought that he was dead, went with Mr. Lorry. They arrived at Defarges wine shop in Paris, where they found Mr. Manette. He was making shoes and appeared to be mentally ill. They took him back to London with them. In 1780, five years later, Lucie, Mr. Lorry and Dr. Manette went to court to testify against Charles Darnay. Darnay was a tutor at many schools including Cambridge and frequently traveled from England to France. These trips were suspicious and so he was being charged with treason. No one thought he would be found not guilty. Things looked especially bad for Darnay when an eyewitness testified but the eyewitness could not tell Darnay apart from Sydney Carton, a lawyer who looked like him, so Darnay was released. Darnay was a very

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