UNCLE TOM’S CABIN
This classic novel by Charles Dickens begins in 1775, and takes place in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. It's a dangerous, violent time. Revolutionary peasants capture French aristocrat Charles Darnay and sentence him to death. Only his look-alike, English lawyer Sydney Carton, can save him. But both men love the same woman. How will it end?
Cross-curricular focus: Political Ideology