A Tale of Two Cities is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. It is moreover a moral novel strongly concerned with themes of guilt, shame, redemption and patriotism. With well over 200 million copies sold, it is among the most famous works of fiction.
The Illuminati (plural of Latin illuminatus, "enlightened") is a name given to several groups, both real and fictitious. Historically, the name refers to the Bavarian Illuminati, an Enlightenment-era secret society founded on May 1, 1776 to oppose superstition, prejudice, religious influence over public life, abuses of state power, and to support women's education and gender equality.