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Bleak House is a complex story which is about Dickens’s view of the British judiciary system. The novel like other Dickens’s novels contains many characters. The main character Esther is Dickens’s only female narrator. Bleak House centers on generations long law suit of Jarndyce and Jarndyce. The story mixing comedy, romance, and mystery, basically focuses on the problems and suffering caused by the inefficiency of law.
What makes this book stand out?
The Bleak House is considered to be the most popular of Charles Dickens’s books. The Bleak House tells about the lives of two women and at the same time gives a backdrop of the problems faced by law and order at that time. The book is a must-read for those who love mystery and romance in the same picture.
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Bleak House is among Charles Dickens’s Best Sellers. The story contains scenes of comedy, romance, and mystery. The story is a backdrop of a legal system present back in the day when the novel is set. Esther is also one of Charles Dickens’s lucky orphans on whom the story is set.
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Bleak House is a story about the law but is about sadness with the souls of two women, one of them fights for happiness and security while the other is facing insecurity of not knowing who she is.