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Dickens' Tale Becomes First Fully Published Writers' Club Selection

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Here's what's just came up for you. Yet another masterpiece for your study:

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralized by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the former aristocrats in the early years of the revolution, and many unflattering social parallels with life in London during the same time period. It follows the lives of several protagonists through these events. The most notable are Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton. Darnay is a former French aristocrat who falls victim to the indiscriminate wrath of the revolution despite his virtuous nature, and Carton is a dissipated English barrister who endeavors to redeem his ill-spent life out of his unrequited love for Darnay's wife...

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Also available as Trade Paperback and Spiral-Bound Study Guide with Note-ready Margins.

Note those last two: I've gone ahead and taken the extra steps of creating a nice trade paperback (priced as low as I can) and also a spiral-bound study guide, formatted with wide margins, so you can curl up with your post-it notes and make all the notes and tabs you want as you work it over.

The point is to make these books as accessible as possible.

Someone asked my recently what was so good about getting these when you can already get them from Gutenberg, Internet Archives, or even Google Books?

The answer is in the formatting. Most of these ebooks were machine formatted, meaning that they don't usually have a table of contents, and often (especially with Google) have various typo's from the machines reading the text and converting it somewhere near English.

I've gone through these books more carefully, to ensure they are able to be studied without distraction. Now, they are also all in beta - so if you see something be sure to let me know and I'll get it fixed (plus email you an updated version.)

The epub version is so you can carry it with you on your smart phone or tablet and keep reading in your odd spare moments (like a commute where you're not driving.) The study guide is a nice, hefty print version ready for you to mark up anyway you want.

Now you can study these classics and improve your craft.

You're welcome.

(As Amazon starts carrying the trade paperback, and Kobo, iTunes and Nook versions become available, I'll update the links.)

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I'll probably rush through and get the ebooks ready first, then come back as I can to get all the study guides done. Since all of these already have nice paperback versions out there, I don't need to rush on getting a trade paperback version out. While Lulu is really fast, it still takes quite a bit of time for each book. I only have 24 more to go in this series - and I still have a day job...

So get your copies today. And don't forget to bookmark this page, as I'll be updating it as books go live on their various distributors.

Cheers!
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