A Tale of Two Cities performed by Simon Callow. An Audible Exclusive Series.

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Excerpts from the actor and Dickens expert's narration of one of the author's most popular novels.
Callow, a Dickens expert, writes and narrates an illuminating and exclusive introduction
Setting the scene with the iconic and often-quoted opening lines
Dickens' personification of 'La Guillotine', one of the most enduring symbols of the French Revolution

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  • A Tale of Two Cities
  • Callow, a Dickens expert, writes and narrates an illuminating and exclusive introduction
  • A Tale of Two Cities
  • Setting the scene with the iconic and often-quoted opening lines
  • A Tale of Two Cities
  • Dickens' personification of 'La Guillotine', one of the most enduring symbols of the French Revolution
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