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Bleak house

Author: Charles Dickens; Hablot Knight Browne
Publisher: New York : Knopf, ©1991.
Series: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 8.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Legal stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens; Hablot Knight Browne
ISBN: 0679405682 9780679405689
OCLC Number: 7527629
Description: xlix, 891 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Select bibliography --
Chronology --
List of illustrations --
List of characters --
Author's preface --
In Chancery --
In fashion --
A Progress --
Telescopic philanthropy --
A Morning adventure --
Quite at home --
The Ghost's walk --
Covering a multitude of sins --
Signs and tokens --
The Law-writer --
Our dear brother --
On the watch --
Esther's narrative --
Deportment --
Bell yard --
Tom-all-alone's --
Lady Dedlock --
Moving on --
A New lodger --
The Smallweed family --
Mr. Bucket --
An Appeal case --
Mrs. Snagsby sees it all --
Sharpshooters --
More old soldiers than one --
The Ironmaster --
The Young man --
Nurse and patient --
The Appointed time --
Interlopers --
A Turn of the screw --
Chesney world --
Jarndyce and Jarndyce --
A Struggle --
Attorney and client --
National and domestic --
In Mr. Tulkinghorn's room --
In Mr. Tulkinghorn's chambers --
The Letter and the answer --
In trust --
Stop him! --
Jo's will --
Closing in --
Dutiful friendship --
Enlightened --
Obstinacy --
The Track --
Springing a mine --
Flight --
Pursuit --
A Wintry day and night --
Perspective --
A Discovery --
Another discovery --
Steel and iron --
Beginning the world --
Down in Lincolnshire --
The Close of Esther's narrative --
Appendix --
Introduction to the original Everyman edition / G.K. Chesterton.
Series Title: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 8.
Responsibility: Charles Dickens ; with the original illustrations by Phiz ; introduced by Barbara Hardy.
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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.

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