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Book 1, Chapter 1 The year is Jarvis Lorry travels to Dover to meet Lucie Manette. On his way, Mr. Lorry receives a mysterious message and replies with the words "Recalled to life.
Lorry reveals to Lucie that her father, Dr. Alexandre Manette, who she thought was dead, is still alive. Manette had been secretly imprisoned for 18 years in the Bastille, but his former servant Monsieur Defarge, who now owns a wine shop in Paris that is a center of revolutionary activities, has smuggled Dr.
Lorry and Lucie arrive in Paris to find Manette compulsively making shoes in a dark corner—prison has left him insane. Lucie lovingly restores him to himself and they return to London.
The year is In London, Charles Darnay stands trial for treason as a spy. Manette attend, having met Darnay during their return from France.
The defense lawyer is Mr. Stryver, but it is his bored-looking associate, Sydney Carton, who wins the case. In France, the wealthy aristocracy wallows in luxury and ignores the suffering poor. Darnay who has returned to France to renounce his family.
That night, the Marquis is murdered in his sleep. Stryver plans to propose to Lucie, but Mr. Lorry warns him that his proposal is unlikely to be accepted.
Carton also admires Lucie; he tells her how she makes him believe that, despite his ruined past, he still has a shred of goodness deep within him. On the wedding day, Dr. Lorry helps him recover. Charles and Lucie soon have a daughter of their own. Defarge leads the peasants in destroying the Bastille.
The new Republic is declared, but its citizens grow extremely violent, imprisoning and killing aristocrats. Charles secretly leaves for Paris and is immediately taken prisoner. Lorry travels to Paris on bank business and is soon joined by Lucie and Dr.Plot Overview The year is , and social ills plague both France and England.
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