- ISBN: 1491572205, 9781491572207
- Page count: 0
- Published: 2014
- Format: Compact disc
- Publisher: Brilliance Audio
- Author: Hugh Dickson
Originally published in monthly installments between 1852 and 1853, Bleak House has been hailed as one of Dickens' finest novels.
From the highly acclaimed author of novels such as A Tale of Two Cities and David Copperfield comes the story of a long-drawn-out court case and the people whose lives are altered by it.
The case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce has ground its way through the courts for generations. At its heart are Ada Clare and Richard Carstone, who find love—and terrible loss—through their involvement in the endless battle.
Meanwhile, Ada's friend Esther Summerson, who believes she is an orphan, gradually discovers the truth of her identity. The court case throws out a web ensnaring all who come near it, including Lady Dedlock, the menacing lawyer Tulkingham, Detective Bucket, and tragic little waif Jo.
Secrets emerge, crimes are committed, and love affairs bloom. But will anyone ever benefit from the case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce?
This novel is part of Brilliance Audio's extensive Classic Collection, bringing you timeless masterpieces that you and your family are sure to love.
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