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Cast Ideas for “A Tale of Two Cities”

I have thought for a while that the actors Rupert Friend and Orlando Bloom would be great as the look-alikes Sydney Carton and Charles Darnay in an adaptation of Charles Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities. A simple Google search of their … Continue reading

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Charles Darnay and the Hero of A Tale of Two Cities

“Do you particularly like the man [Darnay]?” [Carton] muttered, at his own image; “why should you particularly like a man who resembles you? There is nothing in you to like; you know that. Ah, confound you! What a change you … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities is the second of Dickens’s two historical novels (the other is Barnaby Rudge). It is set before and during the early part of the French Revolution (1789-99). The two cities are London and Paris. The … Continue reading

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