Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. As the interminable case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce grinds its way through the Court of Chancery, it draws together a disparate group of people: Ada and Ri...
Series: Penguin Clothbound Classics
Hardcover: 1088 pages
Publisher: Penguin Classics; Penguin Classics edition (November 16, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 1.8 x 8.1 inches
Amazon Rank: 330343
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If you're looking for a reading edition of *Bleak House*, as far as I am concerned, this is the one to get..More than most Dickens novels, this one needs annotations if you're really going to understand the target of the satire: the pre-1852 English ...
, whose inheritance is gradually being devoured by legal costs; Esther Summerson, a ward of court, whose parentage is a source of deepening mystery; the menacing lawyer Tulkinghorn; the determined sleuth Inspector Bucket; and even Jo, the destitute little crossing-sweeper. A savage, but often comic, indictment of a society that is rotten to the core, Bleak House is one of Dickens's most ambitious novels, with a range that extends from the drawing rooms of the aristocracy to the poorest of London slums.