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: JAICO ILLUSTARTED CLASSICS SERIES is a collection of beloved childrens classics read by generations all over the world. Rich with adventures and thrills, these immortal stories with vivid illustrations are designed to delight young readers. A TALE OF TWO CITIES portrays a world on fire, split between Paris and London during the brutal and bloody events of the French Revolution. After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the aging Dr Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter, Lucie Manette, in England. There Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, become enmeshed through their love for Lucie Manette. Soon, their interlocking fates will be decided, as the French Revolution is ignited and the Reign of Terror begins. CHARLES DICKENS was born in a little house in Landport, Portsea, England. The second of eight children, he grew up in a family frequently beset by financial insecurity. When the family fortunes improved, Dickens went back to school, after which he became an office boy, a freelance reporter, and finally an author.