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Bleak House
Bleak House
Author: Charles Dickens
Widely regarded as Dickens’s masterpiece, Bleak House centers on the generations-long lawsuit Jarndyce and Jarndyce, through which “whole families have inherited legendary hatreds.” Focusing on Esther Summerson, a ward of John Jarndyce, the novel traces Esther’s romantic coming-of-age and, in classic Dickensian style, the...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780553212235
ISBN-10: 0553212230
Publication Date: 11/1/1985
Pages: 848
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

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Publisher: Bantam Classics
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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This book is a must for Diehard Dickens fans. There are dozens of exciting characters and scenarios that definitely do not dissapoint. I do have to say that the read wont fly by like in A Tale of Two Cities but nonetheless a little patience is well worth it.
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another dickens book for any fan. gives insight to the pbs movie.
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"Bleak House may well be the finest literary work to come out of nineteenth-century England. In no other Victorian novel is the narrative more artful, the cast of characters more engaging, and the satire more biting....Bleak House displays Dickens at the height of his creative powers."
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