Bleak house

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Published in 1853, Bleak House is one of Dickens' most mature and ambitious novels. 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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subject_facet Audiobooks, England -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Fiction, England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, Guardian and ward -- Fiction, Illegitimate children -- Fiction, Inheritance and succession -- Fiction, London (England) -- Fiction, London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, Young women -- Fiction
table_of_contents A Discovery --, A Morning adventure --, A New lodger --, A Progress --, A Struggle --, A Turn of the screw --, A Wintry day and night --, An Appeal case --, Another discovery --, Attorney and client --, Beginning the world --, Bell yard --, Chesney world --, Closing in --, Covering a multitude of sins --, Deportment --, Down in Lincolnshire --, Dutiful friendship --, Enlightened --, Esther's narrative --, Flight --, In Chancery --, In Mr. Tulkinghorn's chambers --, In Mr. Tulkinghorn's room --, In fashion --, In trust --, Interlopers --, Introduction to the original Everyman edition /, Jarndyce and Jarndyce --, Jo's will --, Lady Dedlock --, More old soldiers than one --, Moving on --, Mr. Bucket --, Mrs. Snagsby sees it all --, National and domestic --, Nurse and patient --, Obstinacy --, On the watch --, Our dear brother --, Perspective --, Pursuit --, Quite at home --, Sharpshooters --, Signs and tokens --, Springing a mine --, Steel and iron --, Stop him! --, Telescopic philanthropy --, The Appointed time --, The Close of Esther's narrative --, The Ghost's walk --, The Ironmaster --, The Law-writer --, The Letter and the answer --, The Smallweed family --, The Track --, The Young man --, Tom-all-alone's --
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title Bleak house
title_display Bleak house
title_full Bleak House, Bleak House [electronic resource] / Charles Dickens, Bleak House [sound recording] / Charles Dickens, Bleak house / Charles Dickens ; with the original illustrations by Phiz ; introduced by Barbara Hardy
title_short Bleak house
title_sort bleak house
topic Classic Literature, Fiction, Literature
topic_facet Classic Literature, Fiction, Literature