Publisher: Garrick House Ltd (July 1999)
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Morose, cynical and given to drink, Sydney Carton is one in every of Charles Dickens' most renowned characters; a dispassionate guy, but able, within the ultimate moments of A story of 2 towns of sacrificing himself underneath the Guillotine for Lucie, the lady he either enjoyed and misplaced. It now seems to be, despite the fact that, that Dickens used to be being a little bit within your means with the actualité. Newly recovered records, written in Carton's personal hand, inform a much diversified story. Sydney Carton survived his execution, in simple terms to discover himself on the mercy of the mammoth Robespierre, writer of the Paris Terror. His love Lucie languishes in a French legal, her husband lifeless, and Carton can make sure her survival in basic terms via turning into Robespierre's own undercover agent. Reluctant, terrified and infrequently inebriated, Carton error his approach in the course of the significant occasions of the French Revolution, grudgingly participating in a number of the blackest deeds of the phobia and, via a mix of cowardice, bravado and good fortune, lending a hand within the fall of so much of its top figures. abducted by means of the British, he unearths himself a double agent, depended on via neither aspect. Our hero chronicles the gradual decay of innovative beliefs and, in passing, casts mild at the precise parentage of that sadistic villain of Tom Browne's Schooldays, the beastly Flashman.