Reading Calendar for A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations
December 06, 2010
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
December 24: Book the Second, Chapter 10: Two Promises–Chapter 24: Drawn to the Loadstone Rock
December 31: Book the Third, Chapter 1: In Secret–Chapter 15: The Footsteps Die Out For Ever
Great Expectations January 7: Volume I
January 14: Volume II
January 21: Volume III
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.