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A Tale of Two Cities


Life-and-death adventure, a moving personal story, and the hope and terrors of the French Revolution – set in Paris and London, Charles’ Dickens famous novel is retold by storyteller Jim Weiss.

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Lucie Manette, daughter of a hero of the Revolution, loves Charles Darnay, an aristocrat who sympathizes with the poor. When revolutionaries seize Charles, only Englishman Sydney Carton can save him. But here, too, we run into complication and intrigue!

Shaping his telling for the entire family, Jim Weiss gives us Dickens’ unforgettable heroes, remorseless villains and thrilling plot twists to make A Tale of Two Cities a classically memorable, dramatic presentation. Abridged and adapted. Timeline: 1790s (London and Paris – French Revolution)

  1. Preface
  2. Dark of Night
  3. Lucie Manette
  4. Recalled to Life
  5. A British Courtroom
  6. Monsieur the Marquis
  7. The Calm Between Storms
  8. Storming the Bastille
  9. Drawn into Danger
  10. Sydney Carton
  11. Wind and Fire
  12. A Matter of Time

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