The Tale of Two Cities is a historical novel by Charles Dickens about the times of the French Revolution in Paris and London. About what precedes the beginning of any bloody events, what drives people, when there is nothing left but the last argument of the people - rebellion. Simultaneously with this social component, "A Tale of Two Cities" is a novel about love and friendship, which only strengthens in the dying and senseless times of revolutions, and the strength of the human spirit, for which the meaning of life is the salvation of mankind.
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Mr. Scrooge is a miser and misanthrope. No one likes Mr. Scrooge, and he only likes his account book and his savings. One Christmas Eve Mr. Scrooge visits an old friend. And all would be nothing, but only a friend long ago died ...
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Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was one of the greatest English-language writers of the 19th century. "Sift the world literature - Dickens will remain" - these words belong to Leo Tolstoy.
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The novel, which withstood an incredible number of film adaptations and theatrical productions and formed the basis of the cult modernized version with Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert De Niro in the lead roles.
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Oliver Twist - the hero of one of the best works not only British, but also world literature - began his triumphant procession around the world in 1837 and does not stop it to this day.