Starting with its immortal commencing passage--"It was once the easiest of occasions, it was once the worst of occasions, it was once the age of knowledge, it used to be the age of foolishness, it was once the epoch of trust, it was once the epoch of incredulity, it used to be the season of sunshine, it was once the season of Darkness, it was once the spring of wish, it used to be the wintry weather of melancholy, we had every thing prior to us, we had not anything prior to us, we have been all going direct to Heaven, we have been all going direct the opposite way"--Charles Dickens's story of the French Revolution has delighted readers for almost a hundred and fifty years. The Revolution used to be a time of braveness and mayhem, precept and chaos, and Dickens captures it in all its glory and insanity. This version, in a bigger magazine-style dimension and consider, is ideal for visitors and students--and priced for each price range.
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