作者:查尔斯·狄更斯

内容简介:时间是1775年,在巴黎的一家酒馆的楼上的一间屋子里坐着一位白发男人,他正忙着做鞋。他曾在巴士底狱当了18年的囚徒。现在他已是一个自由人了,然而他却不知道自己的名字,也认不出他的朋友。他所知道的就是他必须继续做鞋。

在一辆去巴黎的车上坐着路茜,这是他从未见过面的女儿。路茜把她父亲带回了伦敦,在女儿的爱心和照料之下,他忘掉了过去并学会了重像一个自由人那样去生活。

然而在法国大革命的暴风雨年代,过去既没有消失也没有被忘掉。于是不久过去的危险秘密地把路茜和她所爱的人们带回了巴黎……那儿恐怖的死亡机器——断头台正饥饿地等候着法兰西的敌人们。

作者简介:查尔斯·狄更斯是英国最伟大的作家之一,他1812年出生于普茨茅斯,1870年去世。他出身贫寒,但在不幸的童年过后,他很快便变得富有和成功。在他众多的著名小说中有《雾都孤儿》、《远大前程》及《圣诞欢歌》。

《书虫第四级:双城记》音频打包下载2012-08-05
双城记:1 The road to Paris—17752012-04-08
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was the season of light, it was the season of darkness. It was the spring of hope, it was the winter of sadness. It was the year one thousand seven hundred and seventy five.
双城记:2 A wine-shop in Paris2012-04-07
In the part of Paris called Saint Antoine everyone was poor. The streets were narrow and dirty, the food shops were almost empty.
双城记:3 A trial in London—17802012-04-07
Tellson's Bank in the City of London was an old, dark, and ugly building. It smelt of dust and old papers, and the people who worked there all seemed old and dusty, too.
双城记:4 The Marquis of Evremonde2012-04-07
The Marquis of Evremonde was a disappointed man. He had waited for hours at the palace of the King of France, but the King had not spoken to him.
双城记:5 Two men speak of love2012-04-07
Twelve months after the death of the Marquis in France, Charles Darnay had become a successful teacher of French in London.
双城记:6 Stormy years in France2012-04-05
In Monsieur Defarges wine shop in Saint Antoine customers came and went all the time. They came to drink the thin, rough wine, but more often they came to listen and to talk, and to wait for news.
双城记:7 A call for help2012-04-05
The troubles in France continued. The citizens of France had fought to win power, and now they used it. Castles were burned, laws were changed, and the rich and powerful nobles died their heads cut off by that terrible new machine of death, the Guillotine
双城记:8 In the hands of the citizens2012-04-04
Tellson's Bank in Paris was in a large building south of the river, close to the heart of the city. Mr Lorry had arrived in Paris some days before Charles Darnay, and was now living in some rooms above the bank.
双城记:9 The spy2012-04-04
While this was happening, Miss Pross was out shopping for the family. Jerry Cruncher was with her, and they had just gone into a wine shop when Miss Pross suddenly stopped, looked at one of the customers, and cried out in a loud voice.
双城记:10 The secret paper2012-04-03
When Charles Darnay was led before the Tribunal the next morning, Dr Manette, Lucie and Mr Lorry were all there. The love in Lucie's eyes as she looked at her husband warmed Darnay's heart. It had the same effect on Sydney Carton, though no one saw him
双城记:11 Madame Defarge's revenge2012-04-03
Most of the citizens had gone out into the streets to shout how they hated the prisoners, but Barsad was still there.
双城记:12 A change of clothes2012-04-02
I knew nothing about the time your father spent in prison until he told me. Even then I did not know that it was my family that had been so cruel to him.
双城记:13 The last goodbyes2012-04-02
At that same hour in the early afternoon a coach going out of Paris drives up to the gates of the city.

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