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A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

  

by Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities Characters

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Sydney Carton

(Click the character infographic to download.) 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. Str...

Charles Darnay

(Click the character infographic to download.) 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 le...

Lucie Manette

(Click the character infographic to download.) 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 ei...

Doctor Manette

(Click the character infographic to download.) 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...

Madame Defarge

(Click the character infographic to download.) 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 aristocra...

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

(Click the character infographic to download.) 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; eve...