Book #160161

Bleak House

Charles Dickens
Book #160161 Bleak House. Charles Dickens.
Bleak House

Binding: Softcover
Book Condition: Fair
Publisher: London, Edinburgh, Dublin, And New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1909.

An edition in fair condition. There is a memorial stamp on the front flyleaf. The edges of the cover are chipping and deteriorating.

This book is about a man named Mr. Jarndyce who has a large legal case that is always taking up his time. He has three children who are all grown up and have families of their own. One day, he learns that one of his children, Mr. Wickfield, has died. Mr. Jarndyce is very upset and decides to go to court to get his estate. He eventually wins the case, but then learns that he has to pay the other side's lawyer, Mr. Jewells, a large sum of money. Mr. Jarndyce is not able to pay the money, so he moves into a house that he borrows from a friend. The house is very old and rundown, and it is not easy to live in.; 18mo; 928 pages.

Price: $45.00

Author Bio

Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens, (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870), pen-name "Boz", was the foremost English novelist of the Victorian era, as well as a vigorous social campaigner. Considered one of the English language's greatest writers, he was acclaimed for his rich storytelling and memorable characters, and achieved massive worldwide popularity in his lifetime.