This photo book contains the opening lines of A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. 
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way—...”

Dickens’ work tells the story of a time not unlike today. To communicate this, I paired the opening lines of A Tale of Two Cities with pictures of European cities in the present, including shots of my brother to represent Charles Darnay, the main character in the novel.
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