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  1. Melissa Rudder Melissa Rudder says:

    My primary goal when I'm teaching A Tale of Two Cities to my sophomores is to make them realize that Charles Dickens didn't write creaky, dusty long novels that teachers embraced as a twisted rite of passage for teenagers. Instead, I want them them to understand why Dickens was one of the most popular writers in England and America during his time. I want them to see the book as the suspenseful, comedic, and sentimental piece of entertainment that it is. Because, while A Tale of Two Cities is masterfully written with sly humor, densely meaningful descriptions, a cast of quirky characters only Dickens could create, an endless series of telling binaries and foils, and relevant social commentary about the French Revolution as well as Dickens' time, it is also simply a damn good story. By a damn good storyteller.

    I have a difficult time writing reviews about books that I adore because, when I'm not reading them, I hug them too closely to be very critical. (BTW - I frequently hug A Tale of Two Cities in front of my students... and write Charles Dickens' name with hearts around it... They think I'm crazy, but it intrigues some of them just enough to make them doubt the derisive comments of upperclassmen.) I reluctantly admit that Dickens does oversimplify the causes of the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror; however, in doing so, he successfully captures the spirit of a tumultuous period and helps readers sympathize with characters on every side of the developing conflict. I also think that the characters of Roger Cly and John Barsad get a bit messy and may have worked better as a single character. Perhaps the confusion is a result of serialization restructuring. But, really, I read A Tale of Two Cities like a costumed Lord of the Rings fan at a movie premier. I cheer when my favorite characters enter scenes and I knowingly laugh when Dickens cleverly foreshadows future events.

    Though I don't think that A Tale of Two Cities is Dickens' best novel--that title I would reserve for either Bleak House or David Copperfield--I do agree with Dickens, who claims that it was his best story. It is artfully written. Dickens introduces a cast of characters, sprawled across two nations and spanning varied social classes and political affiliations, and then effortlessly weaves their stories and secrets together in a masterful way. The Modernist movement painstakingly forced literature to reflect the ambiguities and uncertainties of the real world and that's great, but sometimes it is a real joy to read a story that ends with such magnificent closure. All mysteries are solved and everything makes sense. It is beautiful.

    (I have to admit that I was overjoyed when a group of my fifth period girls persistently voiced their disdain for Dickens' angel in the house Lucie and backed Madame Defarge. I think they may have created a Madame Defarge myspace, actually. Oh how the times have changed.)

    Ms. R--, you got me. What? At the beginning of this book, you said you would get some of us. And that we would love it. You got me. I didn't get you G--. Charles Dickens did. I just introduced you.


    A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.

  2. Virginia Ronan ♥ Herondale ♥ Virginia Ronan ♥ Herondale ♥ says:

    ”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.”

    It rarely happens that a quote from a book haunts me but this one, well, this one does. I finished “A Tale of Two Cities” about two weeks ago, yet I’m still not over the ending. But how could I? After all, this is one of those rare books that keep you thinking even after you finished the last page and already closed the cover of the book.

    The most intriguing thing about this all is the following though: I had a really, really tough time getting into “A Tale of Two Cities” when I first started to read it. XD The sentences were too long and complicated and Dickens writing style is lengthy and so full of superfluous words that every editor, no matter the century she/he lives in, would have had a field day crossing them out. *lol*

    ”O Miss Manette, when the little picture of a happy father’s face looks up in yours, when you see your own bright beauty springing up anew at your feet, think now and then that there is a man who would give his life, to keep a life you love beside you!”

    So what happened? I can’t explain it, but I think Dickens’s magic happened. At least that’s the only thing I can come up with while I’m trying to explain my sudden love for this book. I mean we have a little bit of comedy in here when three different suitors attempt to ask for Lucy Manettes hand, yet at the same time Doctor Manette’s mental condition is making the situation as serious as it could possibly be.

    ”What can I do for my friend? No man ever can have been more desirious in his heart to serve a friend, than I am to serve mine, if I knew how.”

    Every character in here is either an angel (Miss Manette) or a precious snowflake (Mr. Lorry & Charles Darnay) or it’s bloodthirsty and evil. (Madame Defarge & The Marquis) There is no grey area, well not unless you count Sydney Carton who is by far the most intriguing character in the entire book! I loved him! <3 Yes, he might have been a drunkard (and I’m pretty sure he suffered from depression) but of all the characters that made an appearance in “A Tale of Two Cities” he’s certainly the most honourable and pure soul!

    ”It is too late for that. I shall never be better than I am. I shall sink lower, and be worse.”

    And this, Ladies and Gentleman, is the true tragedy of this book! That Sydney thinks he’s worth nothing even though he DESERVES THE FREAKING WORLD!!!! Excuse my screaming but ADKFASKDFKASDFKSDFKASD! I get all emotional just thinking about this lovable man! He is worthy, he is wantable, to hell with it, I’m actually going to compare him to my precious boy Adam Parrish now! *LOL* Both of them deserve so much and they are always trying to fit in, to make their life better, yet there’s always something that holds them back. That makes their lives difficult.

    ”You are a good man and a true friend,” said Carton, in an altered voice. “Forgive me if I notice that you are affected. I could not see my father weep, and sit by, careless. And I could not respect your sorrow more, if you were my father. You are free from that misfortune, however.”

    No one notices the struggle he’s going through and a lot of people judge him for his actions. Not outright into his face but behind his back. Truth be told, I think Miss Manette might have been the only person who ever got a decent glimpse at his true character and nature. And this only because he let her see it! Because he loved her and because he wanted her to know that there was a part of him, the part that loved her, that actually was worthy of her love as well. T_T

    ”I would ask you, dearest, to be very generous with him always, and very lenient on his faults when he is not by. I would ask you to believe that he has a heart he very, very seldom reveals, and that there are deep wounds in it. My dear, I have seen it bleeding.”

    But we’re in the time of the guillotine, the time of change, of liberté, égalité et fraternité! And forgiveness and compassion, let alone justice aren’t truly on the agenda. People like the Marquis had no mercy with their subjects and their former servants pay them back in kind. Unfortunately this also means that innocent people, regardless of their actions and their lack of involvement are sentenced to death as well. Casualties in a war that gained momentum way too fast.

    And so it happens that the storyline swells to a crescendo that ends in a climax I didn’t expect!

    Boy, did that ending throw me! O_o
    It was a beautiful ending, tragic, but beautiful, hopeful and sad. And it taught me that Dickens was indeed a great writer. ;-)

    (view spoiler)[”Are you dying for him?” she whispered.
    “And his wife and child. Hush! Yes.”
    “O you will let me hold your brave hand, stranger?”
    “Hush! Yes, my poor sister; to the last.”

    I cried an ocean reading this scene!!! Sydney Carton deserved so much better than that!!! What a noble and gentle and compassionate soul!! What a brave man that gives comfort while he’s going to his death as well!!! I can’t even!!! T_T I just can’t… *cries and ocean again* (hide spoiler)]

  3. Lyn Lyn says:

    Hundreds, thousands of stories long to have a quotable verse, just one.

    Tale of Two Cities, Dickens masterpiece as far as I'm concerned, is bookended by two of the most recognizable quotes in all of English language.

    This is also the darkest story I have read of his, and no doubt, it's about the bloody French Revolution and Dickens spares none of his acerbic wit to demonize what was rightly demonic. Yet, to his credit and genius, neither does he sugar coat the great social injustices that led irresolutely to the collapse of the aristocratic French class.

    Lacking his usual humor, again understandable, this nonetheless again displays his mastery of characterization. No character is as complete and now archetypal as Madame Defarge. I thought that Bill Sykes was his greatest villain, but Citizeness Defarge was simply a portrait of evil.

    So many stories hope for a memorable scene and this has many, highly influential since, I thought of several works that had borrowed heavily from TOTC themes (especially Doctor Zhivago, many allusions to TOTC, and that also made me wonder was TOTC the first dystopian novel?) The scene between Madame Defarge and Ms Pross was stunning, and made me think of the riveting scene between Porfiry and Raskolnikov in Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment.



  4. Nick Nick says:

    This is Tessa's favorite. The book that Will grew to love. It must have something special.

  5. Sean Barrs Sean Barrs says:

    Charles Dickens is a demanding writer. The narratives of Great Expectations and Oliver Twist are relaxed and simple when compared to this. Reading Dickens requires concentration, and a will to carry on when sometimes the writing gives you a headache.

    This is a historical novel. Dickens tells the story of the storming of the Bastille, some fifty years after it happened. Unlike most of his work, all traces of humour are removed. There are no caricatures and quirkiness within his writing. This is all very serious material, which, of course, it needs to be. But, for me, this is what Dickens does best. His ability to juxtapose themes of human suffering, poverty and deprivation with ideas of the grotesque, ridiculous and, at times, the plain mad, are where his real master strokes of penmanship come through.

    That’s what I like the most about Dickens, so I knew my enjoyment of this very serious novel would be hindered immediately. What we do have though is a strong revenge plot running through the book, and the revolt which occurred two thirds of the way in. And, like the name of the book suggests, this is a tale about two cities: London and Paris. Dickens loved to criticise society, and all its stupid aristocratic nuances. Here he takes great pains to show that London is no symbol of societal perfection. The aftermath of the French revolution placed the British on a pedestal, at least, to their own minds. They could not believe that their own current systems of ruling could cause such a travesty within their own capital. Dickens shows that the men in power were just as corrupt and corruptible wherever they sit, revolution can happen again.

    “I see a beautiful city and a brilliant people rising from this abyss. I see the lives for which I lay down my life, peaceful, useful, prosperous and happy. I see that I hold a sanctuary in their hearts, and in the hearts of their descendants, generations hence. 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.”


    The streets of Paris are seen before and after the bloodshed, and all the strands of seemingly unrelated plots are artfully (perhaps slightly forcefully?) woven together. Dickens brings the lives of a huge cast of characters, spanning over two cities, and two nations, all of which have a varied station in life and political beliefs, into one final conclusion. And it’s a strong conclusion, though heavily reliant of coincident. This is nothing unusual for fiction of the Victorian era, though it did feel very much like a construct. The modernists would address such issues in the next century, mainly to criticise them heavily due to their incapability at capturing the essence of life within fiction. Perhaps they have a point here?

    So this is a very strong story, one that is highly perceptive and intuitive at times. As a reader, I need a certain degree of entertainment when reading. I find that the wonderfully comic elements that are in some of Dickens’ other books help to break up the more intense moments of the plot. Even Jane Austen would interpose her narrative with moments of scathing sarcasm and wit. For me, this is far from the finest work of Dickens despite the fact that it seems to be his most popular.

  6. Matthew Matthew says:

    “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.”

    Another classic down! The copy of this book that I read I have owned since middle school/high school – so it has been with me for about 25 years! I figured it was about time to get to it.

    The book is divided into three parts and when I got to the end of part two (which is a little over 200 pages into the book), I was sure I was going to give the book 2 stars. Not that I was kidding myself that Dickens would be an easy read, but I had to force myself back into the book every day because I knew it would end up being a chore.

    Then I hit part three.

    It is all worth it for part three! Part three by itself is 5 stars all the way – so I averaged out my overall rating to 4 stars. If you are struggling with the beginning like I did – don’t give up! I hope that you find the ending as interesting and engaging as I did.

    Also, thanks again to Shmoop for helping me along the way with chapter summaries. I didn’t have to read a summary of every chapter, but there were a few that had me scratching my head so it was very helpful having a place I could go for help.

    Finally, while I started my review with one of the most famous beginning quotes in literature, I didn’t realize that the famous quote that ends this book was from Dickens. I will end my review with it – but I am not marking it with a spoiler, so if you want to avoid knowing what it is, don’t look down!


    “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.”

  7. Leslie Leslie says:

    Most satisfying ending in the English language.

    Yes, the last line is a classic (It is a far, far better thing ...), concluding, in astonishingly concise language (for Dickens), the peace and redemption of the story's most poignant romantic hero. But this novel delivers such a gratifying experience because there are, in fact, many characters who cover significant emotional ground in their journey to love one woman as best they can.

    Lucie's father battles his way back from madness under the gentle protection of his daughter. Lucie's childhood nursemaid evolves from a comical stereotype to an embattled force to be reckoned with. Lucie's husband's well-meaning (if bland) noblesse oblige culminates in -- not his hoped-for heroic moment, but a moment of quiet dignity that is most moving for its humility. Even Lucie's banker reaches dizzying heights of heroic accomplishment when Dickens appoints the quiet businessman the vehicle for an entire family's escape from the guillotine.

    It is true that Lucie herself engages the reader less than her brutal counterpart -- the broken but terrifying Madame Defarge -- is able to, as modern readers are less moved by the swooning heroines who populate the period's literature of sensibility. But we can certainly respond to Dickens' powerful and vivid claim: love is not only what makes us human, it is what allows us to be, at times, superhuman.

    And when Sydney Carton, in equal parts love and despair, tells Lucie that there is a man who would give his life to keep a life you love beside you ... ?

    I go to pieces. Every damn time.

  8. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    883. A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens
    A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a historical novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. The novel tells the story of the French Doctor Manette, his 18-year-long imprisonment in the Bastille in Paris and his release to life in London with his daughter Lucie, whom he had never met; Lucie's marriage and the collision between her beloved husband and the people who caused her father's imprisonment; and Monsieur and Madame Defarge, sellers of wine in a poor suburb of Paris. The story is set against the conditions that led up to the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror.
    عنوان: داستان دو شهر؛ نویسنده: چارلز دیکنز؛ انتشاراتیها: (پیروز، جاویدان، گلشائی، مجرد، درنا، توسن، علمی فرهنگی، سپیده، مریم، فرزان روز، دبیر، افق، سولدوزبایجان) ادبیات؛ تاریخ نخستین خوانش: ماه نوامبر سال 2003 میلادی
    مترجم: گیورگیس آقاسی؛ تهران، پیروز، 1347، در 300 ص
    مترجم: ابراهیم یونسی؛ تهران، جاویدان، چاپ اول 1346، در 436 ص، چاپ دوم 1355 ، در 570 ص
    مترجم: ابوالفتوح امام؛ تهران، گلشایی، 1362 ، در 520 ص
    مترجم: ناظر نعمتی؛ تهران، مجرد، 1363 ، در 197 ص
    مترجم: کامران ایراندوست؛ تهران، درنا، 1368 ، در 180 ص
    مترجم: امیر اسماعیلی؛ تهران، توسن، 1368 ، در 130 ص
    مترجم: مینو مشیری؛ تهران، علمی فرهنگی، 1370 ، در 225 ص
    مترجم: مجید سیف؛ تهران، سپیده، 1370 ، در 171 ص
    مترجم: مهدی سحابی - متن کوتاه شده؛ تهران، مریم، 1374 ، در 141 ص
    مترجم: ابراهیم یونسی؛ تهران، نگاه، 1377 ، در 480 ص
    مترجم: مهرداد نبیلی؛ تهران، فرزان روز، 1381 ، در 482 ص
    مترجم: مهدی علوی؛ تهران، دبیر، 1389 ، در 96 ص
    مترجم: نوشین ابراهیمی؛ تهران، افق، 1389، در 698 ص
    مترجم: وحید سهرابی حسنلویی؛ خدیجه سهرابی حسنلویی؛ نقده، سولدوزبایجان، 1393، در 165؛
    رمانی نوشته «چارلز دیکنز» است، که داستانش در لندن و پاریس، پیش، و همزمان با انقلاب فرانسه رخ می‌دهد، داستان جوانی کشاورززاده را با اشرافیگرائیهای فرانسوی، در سالهای منتهی به انقلاب، و خشونتهای انقلابیون را، نسبت به اشراف پیشین، در سالهای نخستتین انقلاب فرانسه، به تصویر می‌کشد. در این جریانات، ماجرای چند تن دنبال می‌شود، از همه مهمتر: «چارلز دارنه»، از اشراف پیشین فرانسوی، که علی‌رغم ذات نیکویش، قربانی هیجانات ضد تبعیض انقلاب می‌شود؛ و «سیدنی کارتن»، وکیلی بریتانیایی که فراری ست و تلاش می‌کند، زندگی ناخوشایندش را با عشق به «لوسی مانه» همسر «چارلز دارنه»، نجات دهد. ا. شربیانی

  9. Candi Candi says:

    A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other. A solemn consideration, when I enter a great city by night, that every one of those darkly clustered houses encloses its own secret; that every room in every one of them encloses its own secret; that every beating heart in the hundreds of thousands of breasts there, is, in some of its imaginings, a secret to the heart nearest it!

    It has been quite some time since I’ve read Charles Dickens, excepting of course A Christmas Carol, which is an absolute favorite of mine, and a handful of his other Christmas short stories. Upon joining Goodreads eight years ago, A Tale of Two Cities was the very first book I entered as ‘want to read’. Well, time flies and here I am finally having picked up my copy and actually reading this beloved-by-many classic. While this one doesn’t take the prize for most cherished of novels on my personal list, I absolutely admired this masterpiece. In fact, it is a work that for me was more appreciated as a whole rather than for its individual parts. I needed to complete this to fully grasp the plot and the overall merit of the novel. The final portion was entirely compelling and quite brilliant, in fact.

    This is a novel, as the title suggests, of two cities… that of London and that of Paris. It is a historical fiction work beginning in 1775 which then takes us further into the depths and horrors of the French Revolution. There is an abundance of mystery that I was not expecting, but thoroughly enjoyed. In addition to the juxtaposition of the two cities, we also see the contrasts between good and evil, hope and despair, death and rebirth. As suggested in my opening quote, secrets abound and are slowly revealed. Characters are drawn well, as one would naturally expect from Dickens, although I never quite felt the emotional tug towards any of them, until near the end. But when I did reach this point, gosh it was worth it! Sydney Carton… an unforgettable man… sigh. I have had the weakness, and have still the weakness, to wish you to know with what a sudden mastery you kindled me, heap of ashes that I am, into fire - a fire, however, inseparable in its nature from myself, quickening nothing, lighting nothing, doing no service, idly burning away. This is a love story, a tale of injustice, of human suffering, and of sacrifice.

    When the reader steps through the gates of Paris, one can feel the tension and sense the shadow of what is to come… the atmosphere is so charged with insecurity, suspicion, and dread. The time was to come, when that wine too would be spilled on the street-stones, and when the stain of it would be red upon many there. The madness of the masses is frightening - there are no apologies and no exceptions. If you are born with the wrong blood, happen to land in the wrong place at the wrong time, or sympathize with the accused and the condemned, your life is in danger. The threat of the Guillotine looms like a monster over the people of the city. Every day, through the stony streets, the tumbrils now jolted heavily, filled with Condemned. Lovely girls; bright women, brown-haired, black-haired, and grey; youths; stalwart men and old; gentle born and peasant born; all red wine for La Guillotine, all daily brought into light from the dark cellars of the loathsome prisons, and carried to her through the street to slake her devouring thirst. Liberty, equality, fraternity, or death; - the last, much the easiest to bestow, O Guillotine! It is heartless and pities no one, much like Madame Defarge.

    I feel as if I should be providing a more ‘scholarly’ review of this tremendous work, but I’m not quite up to the task; and you can find a plethora of excellent and more erudite reviews all over Goodreads! I’m really just here to express my personal reaction and feelings towards this one. Quite simply, the writing is excellent, but the story itself failed to grab me initially. At this same time last year, I read Les Misérables – an extraordinary piece of literature without a doubt. I could not help comparing this Dicken’s novel with that of Hugo’s. What was lacking in Two Cities for me was the existence of a character like Jean Valjean, a character so vivid and so sharply drawn that it seems I literally spent weeks in the mind of this tortured soul. Probably, it is not fair to make this comparison, but there you have it. I felt distanced from Dickens’ characters quite a bit more… at least for a good portion of the book. I’m very pleased that I persevered, however, as I was able to reap the benefits of my commitment upon finishing the last words. The development of Sydney Carton was rewarding and the ending of this tale was breathtaking. I don’t often re-read novels, but this one is certainly going to fall in the category of ‘even better the second time around’ – I feel certain of this. My rating is at a firm 4 stars, with the hope that someday the re-read will edge it up to the full 5.

    Crush humanity out of shape once more, under similar hammers, and it will twist itself into the same tortured forms. Sow the same seed of rapacious licence and oppression over again, and it will surely yield the same fruit according to its kind.

  10. Katerina Katerina says:

    Excuse me while I'm CRYING over this MASTERPIECE.

    [I know I promised a review, but the truth is, I am at loss for words. Who am I to talk about Dickens? Who am I to talk about a gut-wrenching, brilliant story that brings out the magnitude of human nature? A Tale of Two Cities haunts me. Follows me everywhere. And I have to thank Will Herondale and Tessa Gray for cultivating the need to read it.]

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A Tale of Two Cities ❴PDF❵ ✅ A Tale of Two Cities Author Charles Dickens – Thomashillier.co.uk داستان دو شهر ۱۸۵۹ میلادی رمانی نوشته چارلز دیکنز است که داستانش در لندن و پاریس، قبل و در طول انقلاب فرانسه رخ داستان دو شهر of Two ePUB ☆ ۱۸۵۹ میلادی رمانی نوشته چارلز دیکنز است که داستانش در لندن و پاریس، قبل و در طول انقلاب فرانسه رخ می‌دهد این رمان با فروش ۲۰۰ میلیون نسخه در جهان، به همراه کتابشازده کوچولو به زبان فرانسوی، پرفروشترین کتاب‌های تک‌جلدی جهان در تمام دوران‌ها است همچنین این کتاب پرفروش‌ترین کتاب تک‌جلدی انگلیسی‌زبان دنیا و یکی از مشهورترین عناوین در ادبیات داستانی استاین داستان جوانی کشاورززاده را تحت تعالیم اشرافیگرائیهای فرانسوی در سالهای منتهی به A Tale PDF/EPUB or انقلاب، و خشونتهای انقلابیون را نسبت به اشراف سابق، در سالهای اول انقلاب فرانسه به تصویر می‌کشد در این جریانات ماجرای چند نفر دنبال می‌شود، از همه مهمتر چارلز دارنه، اشرافی فرانسوی سابق که علی‌رغم ذات خوبش، قربانی هیجانات ضد تبعیض انقلاب می‌شود و سیدنی کارتن، وکیلی بریتانیایی که فراری است و تلاش می‌کند زندگی ناخوشایندش را با عشق به همسر دارنه، لوسی مانه نجات دهد این رمان در چاپ‌های هفتگی و به تدریج منتشر شداین رمان با Tale of Two PDF Æ فروش ۲۰۰ میلیون نسخه در جهان، از پرفروشترین کتاب‌های تک‌جلدی جهان در تمام دوران‌ها است همچنین این کتاب پرفروش‌ترین کتاب تک‌جلدی انگلیسی‌زبان دنیا و یکی از مشهورترین عناوین در ادبیات داستانی استچارلز دیکنز برجسته‌ترین رمان‌نویس انگلیسی عصر ویکتوریا و یک فعال اجتماعی توانمند بود به عقیده‌ی جیمز جویس، نویسنده‌ی بزرگ معاصر، از شکسپیر به این سو، دیکنز تأثیرگذارترین نویسنده در زبان انگلیسی بوده‌است از او برای داستان‌سرایی و نثر توانمندش و خلق شخصیت‌های به یادماندنی، بسیار تحسین به عمل آمده‌استدیکنز در طول زندگی خویش، محبوبیت جهانی بسیاری کسب کرده‌است از آثارش می‌توان دیوید کاپرفیلد، آرزوهای بزرگ، الیور تویست و داستان دو شهر را نام برد.

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  • Hardcover
  • 480 pages
  • A Tale of Two Cities
  • Charles Dickens
  • Persian
  • 14 March 2019

About the Author: Charles Dickens

George Orwell and of Two ePUB ☆ G K Chesterton—for its realism, comedy, prose style, unique characterisations, and social criticism On the other hand, Oscar Wilde, Henry James, and Virginia Woolf complained of a lack of psychological depth, loose writing, and a vein of saccharine sentimentalism The term Dickensian is used to describe something that is reminiscent of Dickens and his writings, such as poor social conditions or comically repulsive charactersOn June , Dickens suffered another stroke at his home A Tale PDF/EPUB or after a full day's work on Edwin Drood He never regained consciousness, and the next day he died at Gad's Hill Place Contrary to his wish to be buried at Rochester Cathedral in an inexpensive, unostentatious, and strictly private manner, he was laid to rest in the Poets' Corner of Westminster Abbey A printed epitaph circulated at the time of the funeral reads: To the Memory of Charles Dickens England's most popular author who died at his residence, Tale of Two PDF Æ Higham, near Rochester, Kent, June , aged years He was a sympathiser with the poor, the suffering, and the oppressed; and by his death, one of England's greatest writers is lost to the world His last words were: On the ground, in response to his sister in law Georgina's request that he lie downfrom Wikipedia.