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A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

  

by Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities Characters

Meet the Cast

Sydney Carton

Sydney Carton’s a tough nut to crack. At twenty-five, he’s obviously brilliant: he manages to make one of the stupidest men in London, Mr. Stryver, into one of the most prominent lawyers of...

Charles Darnay

Riches to RagsCharles is the guy who’s got it all. Born a French nobleman, he decides to be the one aristocrat in France who has a conscience. He leaves his land (and his inheritance) in the dust...

Lucie Manette

Golden-haired, blue-eyed, and altogether divine, Lucie Manette looks like an angel. In fact, she happens to act like one, too. At the tender age of eighteen, she is asked to devote her life to a fa...

Doctor Manette

The Doctor's in the House... and By "House," We Mean "Bastille"In 1757, Doctor Alexandre Manette is a fine, upstanding doctor with a thriving practice and a loving wife and daughter. One traumatic...

Madame Defarge

You Mess With the Defarge, You Get the HornsMadame Defarge is one piece of work. If anyone has a right to be upset about the abuses that the aristocracy heaps upon the commoners, she’s the person...

Ernest Defarge

Power To The PeopleIf we had to pick a "good" revolutionary, our money would be on Ernest Defarge. He’s disgusted at the excesses and cruelty of the aristocracy: when the Marquis runs over a smal...

Jarvis Lorry

More Cuddly than a Teddy Bear We’ve got to admit, we love Mr. Lorry. He’s everything that’s stodgy and old-school British, all wrapped into a little old man with spectacles. Mr. Lorry lives f...

Miss Pross

Don't Cross ProssSporting wild red hair and a fierce countenance, Miss Pross seems ready to leap into battle for her "Ladybird" (that would be Lucie) at any time. Miss Pross takes care of Lucie whi...

The Marquis St. Evrémonde

Aristoc-RatHe was a man of about sixty, handsomely dressed, haughty in manner, and with a face like a fine mask. A face of a transparent paleness; every feature in it clearly defined; one set expre...
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