One novel on the list:
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles DickensRead about another novel on Mullan's list.
Sydney Carton is a brilliant but indolent barrister. He discovers he bears an uncanny resemblance to Charles Darnay, a French emigre he has defended against a treason charge. Both men love the same woman, Lucie Manette. Darnay returns to Paris, where he is sentenced to death by guillotine. Carton redeems himself by taking Darnay's place.
A Tale of Two Cities also numbers among Paulette Jiles's 12 favorite books.