The novel on her list:
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens.Read about the other entries on the list.
Dickens' epic work dwells the plight of the peasantry in pre-Revolutionary France – as well as the post-Revolutionary violence – drawing comparison with London's poor. He follows several protagonists, including Charles Darnay, a French aristocrat who, despite his virtue, falls victim to ill-treatment at the hands of the Republicans.
A Tale of Two Cities also appears on Paulette Jiles's list of her 12 favorite books and John Mullan's list of ten of the best doppelgängers in fiction.