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The Resource Bleak house, Charles Dickens ; with the original illustrations by Phiz ; introduced by Barbara Hardy

Bleak house, Charles Dickens ; with the original illustrations by Phiz ; introduced by Barbara Hardy

Label
Bleak house
Title
Bleak house
Statement of responsibility
Charles Dickens ; with the original illustrations by Phiz ; introduced by Barbara Hardy
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1812-1870
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dickens, Charles
Dewey number
823/.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PR4556
  • PZ3.D55
LC item number
  • .A1 1991
  • B16 1991
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1815-1882
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Browne, Hablot Knight
Series statement
Everyman's library
Series volume
8
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • London (England)
  • Illegitimate children
  • Guardian and ward
  • Young women
  • Domestic fiction
  • Legal stories
Label
Bleak house, Charles Dickens ; with the original illustrations by Phiz ; introduced by Barbara Hardy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxxiii)
Contents
  • 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
  • Introduction
  • 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
  • Select bibliography
  • 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
  • Chronology
  • 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
  • List of illustrations
  • Closing in
  • Dutiful friendship
  • Enlightened
  • Obstinacy
  • The Track
  • Springing a mine
  • Flight
  • Pursuit
  • A Wintry day and night
  • Perspective
  • List of characters
  • 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
  • Author's preface
  • In Chancery
  • In fashion
Control code
ocm07527629
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xlix, 891 p.
Isbn
9780679405689
Lccn
91052974
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)7527629
Label
Bleak house, Charles Dickens ; with the original illustrations by Phiz ; introduced by Barbara Hardy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxxiii)
Contents
  • 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
  • Introduction
  • 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
  • Select bibliography
  • 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
  • Chronology
  • 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
  • List of illustrations
  • Closing in
  • Dutiful friendship
  • Enlightened
  • Obstinacy
  • The Track
  • Springing a mine
  • Flight
  • Pursuit
  • A Wintry day and night
  • Perspective
  • List of characters
  • 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
  • Author's preface
  • In Chancery
  • In fashion
Control code
ocm07527629
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xlix, 891 p.
Isbn
9780679405689
Lccn
91052974
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)7527629

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