A Tale of Two Cities - Study Guide Book 2, Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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In the massive stone chateau of the Marquis Evremonde, a supper is laid out for the Marquis and Charles Darnay, his visiting nephew. It is an unpleasant encounter for Charles, having returned from England barely with his life, notes that if his Uncle had not been in disgrace with the Royal Court, he would probably have been imprisoned by now. In fact, Charles would not have been surprised if his Uncle had conspired somewhat with his near-death encounter in England. Charles speaks of how his Uncle, as the rest of the family, has mistreated the peasants, there charges. Charles tells his Uncle that he is renouncing his family's property and, even if he did inherit it, would use it to better the life of the people around it. After a difficult night, there is a strange commotion culminating with the Marquis' servant, Gabelle, riding at...

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