Description - Bleak House by Charles Dickens
Widely regarded as Dickens's masterpiece, Bleak House centers on the generations-long lawsuit Jarndyce and Jarndyce, through which "whole families have inherited legendary hatreds." Focusing on Esther Summerson, a ward of John Jarndyce, the novel traces Esther's romantic coming-of-age and, in classic Dickensian style, the gradual revelation of long-buried secrets, all set against the foggy backdrop of the Court of Chancery. Mixing romance, mystery, comedy, and satire, Bleak House limits the suffering caused by the intricate inefficiency of the law.
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Author Biography - Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was the widely popular author of such classic novels as "Oliver Twist," "Nicholas Nickleby," "The Old Curiosity Shop," "A Christmas Carol," and "David Copperfield." A highly respected and enthusiastic audiobook narrator, David Case specialized in creating unique and interesting character voices.