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A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities | Charles Dickens
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." Charles Dickens' classic novel tells the story of two Englishmen--degenerate lawyer Sydney Carton and aristocrat Charles Darnay--who fall in love with the same woman in the midst of the French Revolution's blood and terror. Originally published as 31 weekly instalments,A Tale of Two Cities has been adapted several times for film, serves as a rite of passage for many students, and is one of the most famous novels ever published. This is a free digital copy of a book that has been carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. To make this print edition available as an ebook, we have extracted the text using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology and submitted it to a review process to ensure its accuracy and legibility across different screen sizes and devices. Google is proud to partner with libraries to make this book available to readers everywhere.
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TheEllieMo
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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times”. I‘m taking “worst” to indicate #HardTimes!

#NewYearNewYou @Eggs

Eggs Oh so true for this book 📖 great choice👏🏻 7d
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So I‘m in between a pick and so-so just because it was soooo wordy and long. The story was great and the characters were memorable but just too long. 3.5 🌟 for this one.

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Susanita
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Many thanks to @DebinHawaii for bringing book blends spices to my attention. My bookish coworker and I had a great time “relishing” the puns! It turns out there‘s a new local indie bookstore that sells them, so I got stocking stuffers for my Austen-loving sister and my chili-loving brother-in-law. I bet these would make a great #holidaysnack (or anytime snack) sprinkled on popcorn. #hollyjollyreading

Sace Fun! 1mo
squirrelbrain Love these! ❤️ 1mo
JazzFeathers Fantastic! 1mo
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DebinHawaii Aren‘t they the best?! I love all of the title puns too. Hope you have fun with them! 1mo
BookClubCookbook So glad you are enjoying them! You can also purchase here: bit.ly/BookBlends. Thanks @DebinHawaii for your amazing #BookBlends recipes! 1mo
OriginalCyn620 I‘ve never seen these before! So awesome! 1mo
kspenmoll These are wonderful! 1mo
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Samplergal
Tale of Two Cities | Charles Dickens
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lele1432 Love it! ♥️ 4mo
Ruthiella I am very fond of these Penguin naked hardcovers. 😍 4mo
Samplergal @Ruthiella I wish I could say I owned this. One of my fellow travelers had one and I‘ve covered it since. 4mo
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It was the best of times, what triggered you to do the kitchen ceiling

Book_ish It was the best of times, I have had a good day at the park 4mo
arlenefinnigan @Book_ish aw that's nice 😉 4mo
Book_ish Lol, wish I actually were at the park, it‘s a beautiful day! 🤣 4mo
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vivastory "It was the best of times, but I have a feeling that you are not feeling that great." ? 4mo
ValerieAndBooks “It was the best of times, but it is a great time for us and we are just so glad.” ☺️ 4mo
arlenefinnigan @ValerieAndBooks very positive 😂 4mo
Emilymdxn It was the best of times, but that is a bit odd 4mo
arlenefinnigan @Emilymdxn now THAT novel I would read. 4mo
kathedron It was the best of times but I think we should probably have been warned. Hmmm! 4mo
LauraJ @kathedron perfect! 4mo
Louise It was the best of times; I had to go back and try the other things. 4mo
Cosyreader It was the best of times I could have done that if you wanted me and I didn‘t know that I would love you 4mo
arlenefinnigan @Louise good advice, I reckon. 4mo
arlenefinnigan @Cosyreader ooh now we're getting poetic. 4mo
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BookwormAHN
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#7Days7Covers Day 1 🗼
Thanks for the tag @Erofan
I tag @RainyDayReading

sudi Love this one ❤ 4mo
sudi @BookwormAHN which edition is this? 4mo
BookwormAHN @sudi This is one of the Barnes and Noble editions. 4mo
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Tanisha_A It's beautiful! 4mo
Erofan 😍 4mo
RainyDayReading Thanks for the tag! I‘ll start tomorrow when I‘m back home to my books 😁 4mo
BiblioLitten Such a beauty! 💙 4mo
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Minispok
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1. A Tale of Two Cities
2. HP, LotR ❤️
3. 851 😬
4. Becoming 5⭐️
5. Anyone who hasn‘t done this!
Thanks for the tag @Airykah13
#wondrouswednesday

Eggs Thanks for playing 🌺🌺 5mo
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BookwormAHN
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Thank you for the tag @TheSpineView
📒 A Tale of Two Cities has been on my Tbr for quite a while now.
📒 The Lord of the Rings
📒 No idea, but it's a lot.
📒 The Magic Treehouse Fact Tracker Leprechauns and Irish Folklore, I enjoyed it and gave it a 4.
📒 I tag anyone who hasn't done this yet!
#WondrousWednesday @Eggs

TheSpineView Anytime! 💝 5mo
TheAromaofBooks I reread Tale of Two Cities last year for the first time since high school. I had put it off a long time, but once I started reading I was completely swept into the story. I hope you get to it soon!! 5mo
jewright My favorite book by Dickens! 5mo
Eggs Thanks for joining in 🤗👏🏻📚 5mo
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"If he had given any utterance to his, and they were prophetic, they would have been there: ... "

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HobbitMegs
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Pickpick

First time reading, I had to read a chapter and then use Cliff Notes to make sure I comprehended...

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CoffeeNBooks
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AbigailDays I love the language in old books! So rich and beautiful 6mo
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CoffeeNBooks
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gradcat Good ol‘ Charles Dickens...thanks for bringing him to my mind...♥️ 7mo
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LitandLeisure
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I used to teach this when I was in the classroom. Rereading for the first time in nearly 20 years! ❤️📚🇫🇷🇬🇧📚🇫🇷

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Dogearedcopy
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🎧 I first became aware of Anton Lesser when he narrated Philip Pullman‘s Sally Lockhart series but I‘m guessing most Americans‘ first look at him was as Qyburn in the Game of Thrones series. The RSC actor lends his talents to the audiobook edition of ‘A Tale of Two Cities‘ and while I don‘t think this is his best performance, second-best from him is still leagues ahead of next best!

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rabbitprincess Yay Superintendent Bright! 7mo
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fatricksarms
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Excellent

LitsyWelcomeWagon Welcome to Litsy! Hope these #Litsytips by @RaimeyGallant http://bit.ly/litsytips and #LitsyHowTo videos: goo.gl/UrCpoU are helpful. There‘s so many fun things to do: book exchanges, buddy reads, photo challenges and more! #LitsyWelcomeWagon
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Dogearedcopy
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🎧 There are some great narrator choices when it comes to the audiobook editions of this Classic British novel: Simon Vance, Simon Prebble, Gildart Jackson... but when I saw that Anton Lesser had narrated one of the unabridged versions, my decision was made 🙂❤️

rabbitprincess Aww Anton Lesser ♥️ 7mo
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like the present period, that some of its nosiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only.
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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way-in short, the period was so far ❤️

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Shamzi
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These are the best first lines of any book I have ever read!!!

ehewett88 I love that book, my boyfriend bought it for me and i fell in love with the writing and the characters 8mo
Shamzi @ehewett88 the beginning is as good as the end!! 8mo
ehewett88 @shammi.dc10 it really is 8mo
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Jazinator
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Book #29: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." This is perhaps the most memorable opening to a novel in the history of literature (except perhaps Moby Dick), but it is also a novel that seems to have faded from my memory over time. I have found Dickens himself becomes a bit drab to read. He likes to pull his punches in his...

http://dinojim.blogspot.com/2004/05/the-306-greatest-books-29-tale-of-two.html

#100greatestbooks

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#BeatleMaynia A Tale of Two Cities, set in London and Paris during the French #Revolution.
@Eggs

KathyWheeler I loved A Tale of Two Cities. Great Expectations is good too. (edited) 8mo
CoffeeNBooks @KathyWheeler I read A Tale of Two Cities last year, and Great Expectations is on my TBR list for this year. 8mo
Naj Great Expectations is one of my favourites by Dickens. Hope you like it as well. 8mo
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jewright It‘s my favorite book by Charles Dickens! 8mo
Eggs Nice 💗💗 8mo
GingerAntics I remember reading A Tale of Two Cities in 8th grade. Man that book has stuck with me. Maybe it‘s time to read it again. 8mo
Silje Beautiful edition ❤ 8mo
Fridameetslucy @CoffeeNBooks Write me how you get on with it. I belong to a nyc friends of dickens group and our next book for the year is The Old Curiosity Shop which I haven‘t read before. Love hearing from dickens readers 8mo
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Lauraandherbooks
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This is where I love to be, in my home library , relaxing before I start dinner and starting this classic...

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cewilf
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Finally trying to read this (again). I spent six years in college and grad school reading wonderful classic literature, and I miss it! I‘ve never read any of Dickens‘ novels...and I‘m not gonna lie, I picked this one because of Will Herondale 😂

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Jsara5761
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This is totally me with A Tale Of Two Cities! it‘s just sitting in my DNF list staring me down. 😂😂 I‘ll have to give it another shot one of these days.

SW-T 🤣🤣🤣 9mo
BookHoarder32 I read this for high school senior English. Having the discussions helped, I think. 😁 9mo
Jsara5761 @BookHoarder32 I bet that totally would help! Maybe this is more of a book club type classic. 😊 9mo
Lcsmcat I love A Tale of Two Cities! You should dive back in- the end is totally worth it! 9mo
BooknerdsLife 😂😂😂 9mo
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Megabooks
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Lolololol...😂😂😂😒 #twitteronlitsy #muellerreport

Riveted_Reader_Melissa 😂😭🤪 9mo
LauraJ 😹😹😹 9mo
Laura317 This is great! 9mo
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Blueberry Hehehe 9mo
vivastory 😂😂 9mo
Erie That's amazing 😆 9mo
arubabookwoman 🤣🤣🤣 9mo
Leftcoastzen 😂😂😂😂❤️ 9mo
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sprainedbrain
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I‘m certainly glad that this wasn‘t my first Dickens... if it had been, I might not have read any more. Very dry and long, and nothing really happens until the end. It became super evident how it was going to end, but still took ages to get there. Honestly, Sydney Carton and Miss Pross (and their badass-ness) tipped this from a pan to a so-so for me.

I love the 5 others Dickens books I have read so much more. 🤷🏻‍♀️

⭐️⭐️⭐️

#1001books

Liz_M I loved Mdme. Defarge! 10mo
BibliOphelia This was always one of my favorite Dickins; I first read it when I was very young, when I was in my Count of Monte Cristo/ Three Musketeers phase, and it seemed a grand adventure. 😂 10mo
MaureenMc I‘ve only read A Christmas Carol and Hard Times. I couldn‘t get into Great Expectations or David Copperfield. I don‘t know which one of his might be a better fit. 10mo
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sprainedbrain @MaureenMc I liked Great Expectations and Oliver Twist quite a bit, but Bleak House is my favorite! 10mo
sprainedbrain @Liz_M she is certainly a character! 10mo
sprainedbrain @BibliOphelia I loved both the Count and Three Musketeers when I was young! 10mo
BibliOphelia I stereotypically read them under the covers with a flashlight. 😜🤣 10mo
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Liv4liv
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Really enjoyed this book, enhanced by reading it over a couple of days in a quiet seaside cottage on holiday. Dickens sets the chaotic and bloodthirsty scene of Paris during the revolution in such a way as to make you fear for the heroes and heroines of the book. Builds nicely to a frantic page-turning climax.

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sprainedbrain
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Continuing my mission to read all of the Dickens novels, this month with A Tale of Two Cities on @SerialReader

So far, this one isn‘t grabbing me like the others have, but I do enjoy his humor, as usual. 😃

I think I will go ahead and @ you, @Trashcanman since I know how much you loooooove Dickens. 😂

Megabooks This is the only school-assigned book I didn‘t read. 🤣 11mo
Shaneyney It may be an unpopular opinion but I don‘t care for Dickens. I‘ve read other books of the era and found them quite interesting. 11mo
Graywacke I love your mission. Something I‘ve thought about. 11mo
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Trashcanman Lol Ha! Where's my flamethrower 11mo
Trashcanman @Shaneyney Dickens is the worst! Absolutely the most #$&@%#$ of all the @#$&%=@ and on top of that he @#$@&%? His own cousin. He's a @#$&@%#$ 11mo
HippiesPJparty I read this for school. I was glad to stick it out to the end when all the action happened. Lol That's a noble goal! 11mo
sprainedbrain @Trashcanman 🤣🤣🤣 11mo
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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us...”

#TimbitTunes | 25: #Detroit67

📷: http://www.marchandmeffre.com/detroit

LiterRohde Michigan Central Railroad Station exemplifies Detroit. Opened in 1913, it was constructed by the Vanderbilts for $2.5 million ($63 million 2018). By 1967, however, it was already in decline - ironically because of the new freeway system filled with all the cars coming out of Detroit. The last train left in 1988. By 2009, it was up for demolition. But in 2018, Ford bought the building with plans to house its autonomous and electric car divisions. 11mo
wanderinglynn I wish train travel would come back. I know there‘s a few routes (I‘ve ridden the Amtrak in the northeast several times). But I wish you could get anywhere on the train. I enjoy trains as a way to travel over driving or air. It‘s so much more civilized. 🚆 11mo
suvata I‘m originally from Detroit and I love that old building — even beautiful in its decay. 11mo
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Freespirit Wow what is it used for now? 11mo
LiterRohde @Freespirit It has changed hands many times over the years, but nothing has really come of it. The Corktown Campus built by Ford will be the first time it will be used again, from what I understand. 11mo
LiterRohde @wanderinglynn Your comment reminds me of Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory and his love of trains. I‘ve never actually used a train to travel. I have ridden the train around the Milwaukee County Zoo though, so that counts, right? 🤣 (edited) 11mo
wanderinglynn Totally counts! 😂 But I highly recommend traveling by train. It‘s a lovely way to travel. I went from Harrisburg, PA to DC, DC to New Haven, Connecticut, and DC to NYC. Large, roomy seats, you can get up and walk around, and no worries about traffic! 11mo
wanderinglynn And I love Sheldon! #bazinga 11mo
Velvetfur What a gorgeous building, and so sad about its decline, but I'm glad its going to be used again. I've seen so many photos of abandoned buildings in Detroit, it looks like it was such a gorgeous city once, and I imagine it still is, I'd like to go there one day 😊 11mo
Cinfhen What a beautiful building. Heartbreaking to see so much potential neglected and abounded 💔💔💔once so powerful a city 😔 11mo
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TheReadingMermaid
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Panpan

Dry and boring all.... the.... way .... through 😩
Why is this one of his most famous novels?

ravenlee People who were forced to read it in school then become teachers who force their students to read it. Misery loves company. Maybe? 11mo
KathyWheeler Interesting reaction— I loved this book when I read it a million years ago. To me it feels like one of Dickens‘ most accessible works for modern readers because the story is so straightforward. Books are truly one of those things that everyone reacts differently to. I love that about reading. 11mo
TheReadingMermaid @KathyWheeler I agree. One person can have one reaction while another person can have a completely different reaction. And all are right and all are okay. With this book it just failed to grab me. I felt the story was extremely slow and wishy-washy and it was very hard to grasp. Which made it extremely dry and boring for me. But others obviously loved this book. So... 🤷🏻‍♀️ 11mo
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Lynnsoprano I understand how you feel. That‘s how I reacted to Great Expectations. Yet I loved this. But I read it as an adult and while I was living in Prague. I had only a half dozen books to spread over 5 months, so I read slowly and would really think through what I‘d read. But I don‘t expect everybody to like what I like. 11mo
StephanieMarie This is my favourite Dickens book! My unpopular opinion is that I didn't like Oliver Twist lol 11mo
DGRachel 😱 It‘s been probably two decades since I read it, but I remember loving it. 11mo
TheReadingMermaid @Lynnsoprano @StephanieMarie @DGRachel I guess this is my unpopular opinion then lol. I loved "A Christmas Carol". Just didn't like this one. 11mo
StephanieMarie @TheReadingMermaid I also loved Christmas Carol :) 11mo
Lynnsoprano @TheReadingMermaid Don‘t apologize. It just is. 11mo
CoverToCoverGirl It was one of my favs... but I like your review and can appreciate your unpopular opinion, lol, because I‘m not a fan of 11mo
TheReadingMermaid @CoverToCoverGirl I haven't gotten to that one yet. It's on my TBR list 😋 11mo
TheBookHippie I do not like it !!😂😳🤷🏽‍♀️ 11mo
TheReadingMermaid @TheBookHippie "I do not like it, Sam I am..." ??? 11mo
TheBookHippie @TheReadingMermaid seriously and I read classical literature allll the time !!! Ha. This one just NO. 11mo
jillannjohn I haven‘t read this since high school but I absolutely loved it. I wonder if I‘d feel the same now. 11mo
wolfsblood I adore this book. My first girlfriend and I shared a copy in high school and wrote notes to each other in it. Ah, young love 😛 11mo
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MKbookworm
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Happy Birthday, Charles Dickens! A Tale of Two Cities is my favorite Dickens, excluding A Christmas Carol which I put in a different category it being a short story. As a Freshman in HS, it was my first exposure to, other than a Christmas Carol, Dickens and while skeptical at first I could not put the book down by the end and it has remained a favorite since.

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TheHerosinger
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"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."

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solo_jenny
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~There is a man who would give his life to keep a life you love beside you~

CarolynM Welcome to Litsy 🌼 13mo
TheSpineView Welcome to Litsy!❤📚 13mo
BridgetteM Welcome to Litsy! 13mo
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Jamesmelvinmitchell
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This is my next read, starting tomorrow. I‘ve read this before but one of my Facebook groups is doing a group read so here I am. 🙂

Redwritinghood I really liked this one. Might be my favorite Dickens. 13mo
Jamesmelvinmitchell @Redwritinghood I‘m looking forward 13mo
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Emilymdxn
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Definitely my favourite dickens novel by a long way which unfortunately isn‘t saying much... I really dislike dickens! This one had some nice dramatic moments and some of the characters felt more realistic than his other ones (but far from all... looking at you Lucie and the weird angry man not letting his wife be quiet). I got quite caught up in it around the middle third

KrystleTheBookSlayer I'm so glad that I'm not the only one who dislikes Dickens! I've been thinking of giving him another try, but I just dread his books so much. 14mo
Trashcanman 💕🤗👁️👁️ 14mo
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Lcsmcat
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An opening that grabs you, heroic gesture from a man in love, and Dickens‘ signature prose - what‘s not to love? #adventrecommends @emilyrose_x

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Emilymdxn
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Ticking off a classic I‘ve never read before for #1001books

I‘ll be honest I‘ve struggled with Dickens a lot in my life. There have been a lot that I haven‘t enjoyed and I associate it with being forced to read it because he‘s a ‘great writer‘. I‘m hoping I can enjoy this one on my on terms in my own time a bit more, I guess we‘ll see

BarbaraBB I know what you mean... i feel like i need to read him at times but am no fan of his works! (edited) 14mo
Emilymdxn @BarbaraBB I feel like over the course of my life I‘ll probably try most of his books at least once and I‘m not optimistic about enjoying any of them 14mo
BarbaraBB Exactly. I read Bleak House this year. Now I have David Copperfield and Our Mutual Friend eyeing me from my TBR. I feel like I must read them, as if I‘m obliged too... and they are both chunksters 😲 14mo
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Emilymdxn @BarbaraBB maybe dickens more than any other author just sits and stares at you from your tbr... chunkily. I‘ve got bleak house and our mutual friend waiting for me and they feel sort of compulsory 14mo
Moray_Reads I hated Dickens when I was younger but love some of his work now, particularly Our Mutual Friend, David Copperfield, Little Dorrit and this one. 14mo
Liz_M I enjoyed this one the first time I read it in high school. Madam Defarge is the best character! 14mo
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ehewett88
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Just finished this and i loved every minute of it. This was one of the first Dickens I had read but I will certainly be reading more. His characters, his use of language and his setting of the scene is just beautifully done and he really pulls you into the story. stunning read, highly recommend!!!

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ehewett88
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Loving this book, Dickens's way with words is wonderful and just beautiful!

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Kalalalatja
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I finished this with the help of the Danish audio edition, but neither format made this a great reading experience. It might be my lack of focus or it might just be the story. But it was only in the third part of the book I actually started to care about the characters. But one character ended up being a real #UnderdogHero, but I won‘t say which so I don‘t spoil it for other readers. It was a sweet twist, though 👍

#Booked2018

Cinfhen Woohoo!!! You persevered 💪🏼💓 1y
Christine It‘s a great photo, at least! 😛 1y
LeahBergen I DO love that knitting cover, though. 😆 1y
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Susannah I'm with @LeahBergen. That cover is perfect. 1y
Kalalalatja The cover is wonderful @LeahBergen and @Susannah 👌 @Christine thanks 😄 @Cinfhen once I got the feeling there was going to be an underdog hero, I had to finish, cause I had bo other book for that prompt 😂 1y
Cinfhen #Dedicated 🙌🏻❣️ 1y
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Kalalalatja
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With an opening sentence like the one above, you know you are in for quite a read 👌

As if Mondays weren‘t hard enough, I decided to tackle some Dickens. I have only read Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol, but really liked both of them, so hopefully I‘ll feel the same about this 🤞

#currentlyreading

Abailliekaras Loved this. 👌🏼 1y
Lcsmcat I loved this one! 1y
saresmoore I‘ve been trying to listen to this on audio, but I have a very wandering mind and I keep getting lost. The story is excellent, though, so I think I‘ll switch to print to finish it! 1y
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Aimeesue I tend to drift reading Dickens, so I've started listening to the audiobook *while* I read it. Mel Nicholson is a British actress who's recorded many Dickens books for LibriVox. She's brilliant, and they're free! She does ALL the voices! 1y
ravenlee I haven‘t read much Dickens, but I adored 1y
WhatThePuck I haven't read the full version of this. I love Great Expectations though! 1y
Kalalalatja @saresmoore @Aimeesue I don‘t think I could do this on audio, but doing both is brilliant! My mind kept wandering today, so I only got 20 pages in, and I don‘t really know what‘s going on at the moment. Hopefully tomorrow will be better 🤞 1y
Kalalalatja @Abailliekaras @Lcsmcat Yay, glad to know! @ravenlee I want to read all his books at some point (🤞) @WhatThePuck Great Expectations is awesome! 1y
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tonight's reading, brilliant book so far!!

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walryan5
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L O V E Dickens!!

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Sophia1
A Tale of Two Cities | Charles Dickens
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Well, I usually love the classics but this one was definitely NOT my cup of tea. However it‘s still very well written and if you like classic literature then please give this one a try. That being said do you have any book recommendations fellow Littens?

Pavkris2204 Anna Karenina is definitely one you should try if you like classics. I personally think that it is a great book! You will love the characters and the story. It‘s like the perfect rainy day weather type of book. 🌧 📖 ❤️ 1y
Sophia1 @Pavkris2204 Thank you 😊 I definitely will read it! 1y
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“A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.”

CoffeeNBooks Welcome to Litsy! 🎉 1y
Sophia1 @CoffeeNBooks thank you! 😊 1y
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I remember this being a slow start the last time I tried to read it. It's my first Serial Reader book so I'm hopeful I can make it through this time.

CoffeeNBooks I read this at the beginning of the year. It took me awhile to read it, but I liked the story. Welcome to Litsy! 🎉 1y
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 👋🏻🌺😊 1y
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walryan5
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Great book.