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A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

“Tell the Wind and Fire where to stop…”

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Set before and during ‘The Reign of Terror’ in Revolutionary France, A Tale of Two Cities… 1,289 more words

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Review of Hard Times

What was it about?

Thomas Gradgrind is a schoolteacher in industrial Coketown and a strict adherent of utilitarianism. He and his friend Mr. Josiah Bounderby go to great pains to raise the Gradgrind children on nothing but facts. 575 more words

Literary Fiction

Horror Stories: Classic Tales from Hoffman to Hodgson Edited by Darryl Jones

“But there are men, sane men, who are entirely of the opinion that it is quite within the bounds of reason to suppose that there may be what the world commonly calls spiritual manifestations–dealing with the seen and the unseen. 1,140 more words


Review: "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens is an icon of classic literature.  He is remembered with respect for his prolific portfolio and the tremendous impact of his writing on society.   327 more words

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Review: "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens

The story of a boy who learns about self-esteem and the price of vanity through the help of a mysterious benefactor, the taunting of a beautiful proud girl, and a miserable old socialite has won a coveted place as an undying classic of British literature.   731 more words

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A Tale of Two Cities

By: Charles Dickens

Publication Date: 1859

Status: read

Review of A Tale of Two Cities

I read A Tale of Two Cities for the read-a-long hosted by Laura@ Reading in Bed.

What was it about?

“Recalled to Life.” That is Jarvis Lorry’s response to his colleague Jerry Cruncher of Tellson’s Bank and Company. 654 more words

Historical Fiction