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Bleak house

At the court of Chancery, the Jarndyce and Jarndyce case grinds on for years with no end in sight. Entangled in the lawsuit are a growing number of innocent victims: Ada Clare and Richard Carstone, whose inheritance is gradually being devoured by legal costs; Esther Summerson, a child with mysterious parentage; and even Jo, the destitute little crossing-sweeper. As the case staggers onward, yet more people become embroiled in the furious legal battle, including the proud Lady Dedlock, who finds herself persecuted by the menacing lawyer Tulkinghorn, then hunted by the determined Inspector Bucket.

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  • "Bleak House defies a single description. It is a mystery story, in which Esther Summerson discovers the truth about her birth and her unknown mother's tragic life. It is a murder story, which comes to a climax in a thrilling chase, led by one of the earliest detectives in English fiction, Inspector Bucket."
  • "At the court of Chancery, the Jarndyce and Jarndyce case grinds on for years with no end in sight. Entangled in the lawsuit are a growing number of innocent victims: Ada Clare and Richard Carstone, whose inheritance is gradually being devoured by legal costs; Esther Summerson, a child with mysterious parentage; and even Jo, the destitute little crossing-sweeper. As the case staggers onward, yet more people become embroiled in the furious legal battle, including the proud Lady Dedlock, who finds herself persecuted by the menacing lawyer Tulkinghorn, then hunted by the determined Inspector Bucket."@en
  • "At the centre of the plot of Bleak House is a mystery surrounding the beautiful and haughty Lady Dedlock. The discovery of her guilty secret by the cunning old lawyer Tulkinghorn sets in motion a series of tragic events, investigated by the detective Bucket."@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."@en
  • "Tragedy strikes when cunning old lawyer Tulkinghorn makes it his business to unravel the mystery that surrounds the beautiful, haughty Lady Dedlock."@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."
  • "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
  • "It is in Bleak House that Dickens the realist and Dickens the modernist are often thought to meet. The essays collected here embody some of the approaches to Dickens, using Marxist, deconstructive, feminist and post-structuralist methods."

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  • "Domestic fiction"
  • "Domestic fiction"@en
  • "History"
  • "Powieść angielska"
  • "Didactic fiction"
  • "Bildungsromans"@en
  • "Legal stories"@en
  • "Legal stories"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"

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  • "The Oxford illustrated Dickens Bleak house"
  • "Bleak House : [novel]"
  • "Bleak House, by Charles Dickens... Illustrations by "Phiz"... Introduction by Sir Osbert Sitwell"
  • "Bleak House : Charles Dickens"
  • "Bleak house"@en
  • "Bleak house"
  • "Bleak House : an authoritative and annotated text, illustrations, a note on the text, genesis and composition, backgrounds, criticism"
  • "Bleak House [by Charles Dickens]"
  • "Bleak house : With 40 ill. by "Phiz" and an introd. by Sir Osbert Sitwell"
  • "Bleak house : with 40 illus. by phiz and an introd. by Sir Osbert Sitwell"
  • "Bleak House : with forty illustrations by 'Phiz' and an introduction by Sir Osbert Sitwell"
  • "Bleak House : Charles Dickens ; [contemporary critical essays]"
  • "Bleak House : with forty ill. by 'Phiz' and an introd. by Sir Osbert Sitwell"
  • "Bleak House"@en
  • "Bleak House"

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