"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times ..." - so opens one of the best loved and most often quoted classics. With dramatic eloquence, Charles Dickens pens this thrilling tale of the inhabitants of two cities - Paris and London - as they are swept into the dangerous tide of the French Revolution.
When the starving French masses rise in hate to overthrow a corrupt and decadent government, both the guilty and innocent become victims ot their frenzied anger. Soon nothing stands in the way of the chilling figure they enlist for their cause - La Guillotine - the new invention by Dr Guillotine for efficiently chopping off heads.
Charles Dickens' compelling portrait of the results of terror and treason, love and supreme sacrifice continues to captivate readers around the world. With Frank Muller's brilliant performance, unforgettable characters - the ever-knitting Madame Defarge, the lovely Lucie Manette, her broken father, the honorable Charles Darnay, and the sometimes scurrilous Sydney Canon burst from ihe pages, full of life and passion.