Oprah's Book Club Great Expectations and A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens bookmark
Oprah's discussion of Charles Dickens' great novels—A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations—won't happen until after the new year. Follow our reading calendar, and you could finish reading both books in time!







If you're reading both A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations, here's your reading schedule:
 

A Tale of Two Cities
December 17: Book the First, Chapter 1: The Period–Book the Second, Chapter 9: The Gorgon's Head
Pages 3–128

December 24: Book the Second, Chapter 10: Two Promises–Chapter 24: Drawn to the Loadstone Rock
Pages 128–241

December 31: Book the Third, Chapter 1: In Secret–Chapter 15: The Footsteps Die Out For Ever
Pages 245–372

Great Expectations
January 7: Volume I
Pages 377–525

January 14: Volume II
Pages 529–681

January 21:
Volume III
Pages 685–834

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If you're only reading A Tale of Two Cities, here's your reading schedule:

December 17: Book the First, Chapter 1: The Period–Chapter 6: The Shoemaker
Pages 3–50

December 24: Book the Second, Chapter 1: Five Years Later–Chapter 6: Hundreds of People
Pages 53–103

December 31: Book the Second, Chapter 7: Monsieur the Marquis in Town–Chapter 13: The Fellow of No Delicacy
Pages 103–151

January 7: Book the Second, Chapter 14: The Honest Tradesman–Chapter 20: A Plea
Pages 151–206

January 14: Book the Second, Chapter 21: Echoing Footsteps–Book the Third, Chapter 7: A Knock at the Door
Pages 206–291

January 21: Book the Third, Chapter 6: Triumph–Chapter 15: The Footsteps Die Out For Ever
Pages 291–372

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If you're only reading Great Expectations, here's your reading schedule:

December 17: Volume 1: Chapters 1–9
Pages 377–442

December 24: Volume 1: Chapters 10–19
Pages 442–525

December 31: Volume 2: Chapters 1–9
Pages 529–594

January 7: Volume 2: Chapters 10– 20
Pages 594–681

January 14: Volume 3: Chapters 1–10
Pages 685–757

January 21: Volume 3: Chapters 11–22
Pages 758–834

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Note: Page numbers based on the Penguin Books 2010 deluxe edition Great Expectations and A Tale of Two Cities: Two Novels by Charles Dickens with the Oprah's Book Club seal on the cover. The special deluxe edition and enhanced eBook are also available for all eReaders.

Are you looking to get more out of your reading of Charles Dickens. Check out our reading questions for A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations—they're perfect for both individual readers and book clubs.


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