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A Tale of Two Cities (Usborne Young Reading - Series Three)

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It was the best of times ."These lines were spoken just before the bloody revolution in France. Watch the drama unfold through the eyes of the characters in this book.

Hardcover, 60 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Usborne Books (first published May 29th 2009)
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Sara
Jan 08, 2016 Sara rated it liked it
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3.5 Stars

Let me just say, this is probably the most depressing books I have read and anyone would come across in the Usborne Young Reading series. Even though the ending was predictable I thorougly enjoyed it. The ending to it was good but terribly sad. I can see why this is one of Charles Dickens most powerful and famous novels. I imagine the book is pretty true to the original tale and the illustrations give the story the credit it needs to be engaging and powerful, with an impact. I quite lik
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Susan
Apr 03, 2010 Susan rated it really liked it
A fair retelling of a classic story of a brutal time. Usborne does a pretty good job recapping stories for younger readers. The goal is to get younger readers familiar with classic tales, so that as they mature they will be drawn to read the original for themselves.
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Jan 16, 2011 Samantha rated it it was amazing
The Tale of Two Cities is a little bit sad because someone gets killed. His brother's going to die, so he disguises in his brother's clothes and he becomes the one that dies so he can save his brothers life because he has a wife and a child.
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