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Bleak house : with illustrations

From London's slums to the Court of Chancery, where the endless case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce devours the future of several generations, the author's canvas of Victorian society vividly conveys an indictment of legal corruption, a riveting tale of detection, and a compelling emotional drama.

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  • "From London's slums to the Court of Chancery, where the endless case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce devours the future of several generations, the author's canvas of Victorian society vividly conveys an indictment of legal corruption, a riveting tale of detection, and a compelling emotional drama."@en
  • "Bleak House is the ninth novel by Charles Dickens, published in twenty monthly installments between March 1852 and September 1853. It is held to be one of Dickens's finest novels, containing one of the most vast, complex and engaging arrays of minor characters and sub-plots in his entire canon. Dickens tells all of these both through the narrative of the novel's heroine, Esther Summerson, and as an omniscient narrator. Memorable characters include the menacing lawyer Tulkinghorn, the friendly but depressive John Jarndyce and the childish Harold Skimpole ..."@en
  • "With their estate entangled in an interminable legal case, the young wards of the court Richard Carstone and Ada Clare are taken into the benevolent care of the kindly John Jarndyce. Ada's companion, the gentle and good-hearted Esther Summerson, is devoted to the old man and, although she loves another, becomes betrothed to him. But behind Esther's supposed orphan past lies a dark secret that leads tragically to deceit, blackmail and murder. And as the endless lawsuit erodes their inheritance, the happiness that Richard and Ada have found in each other is brought into desperate jeopardy."@en
  • "Bleak House follows the fortunes and relationships of three characters whose fates are tied to the obscure inheritance case of Jarndyce v. Jarndyce, which is tied up in endless litigation. While many deserving and undeserving claim the inheritance, it is ironically being devoured in legal costs."
  • "Bleak House follows the fortunes and relationships of three characters whose fates are tied to the obscure inheritance case of Jarndyce v. Jarndyce, which is tied up in endless litigation. While many deserving and undeserving claim the inheritance, it is ironically being devoured in legal costs."@en
  • "The tragic results of Esther's discovery that she was not an orphan, as supposed."@en

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  • "Legal stories"
  • "Legal stories"@en
  • "Feuilletons"@en
  • "Powieść angielska"
  • "Fiction"
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  • "Bildungsromans"@en
  • "Bildungsromans"
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  • "Didactic fiction"
  • "Domestic fiction"@en
  • "Domestic fiction"
  • "Classic fiction"
  • "Romans (teksten)"
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  • "Bleak House : with an introduction"
  • "Bleak House : volume II"
  • "Bleak house : with illustrations"@en
  • "Bleak house : in four volumes"
  • "Bleak House. / By Charles Dickens. With illustrations by H. K. Browne"
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  • "Bleak house : With illustrations by H. M. Brock"
  • "Bleak house : With illustr. by H.K. Browne"
  • "Bleak house"@en
  • "Bleak house"
  • "Bleak house : With an introd. by J. Hillis Miller and 27 original ill. by Hablôt K. Browne ("Phiz")"
  • "Bleak House, by Charles Dickens"
  • "Bleak house : [novel]"
  • "Bleak House"@en
  • "Bleak House"
  • "Bleak house : with introduction"@en
  • "Bleak House : with illustrations by H.K. Browne"@en
  • "Bleak-House"
  • "Bleak House . With illustrations by H.K. Browne"@en
  • "Bleak house : Vol. 1-2"
  • "Bleak House ... : With illustrations by H.K. Browne"
  • "Bleakhaus"
  • "Bleak House : volume I"

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