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Bleak House
(Book)

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Published:
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1991.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
xxxix, 1036 pages : ill. ; 20 cm.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 8.8 - AR Pts: 67
Lexile measure:
1180L
Status:
4 copies, 2 people are on the wait list.
Crofton Library - Classic Titles
CLASSICS (D)
Odenton Library - Classic Titles has 2
CLASSICS (D)
Description
Written in 1852, this grand indictment of Victorian society--on its surface a mystery story--deals with the themes of vagaries of the High Court of Chancery and misplaced children.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0460874233 (pbk.-Everyman) :, 0679405682 :, 9780141439723 (pbk.) :
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 8.8, 67 Points
Lexile measure:
1180

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Description
Bleak House, Dickens's most daring experiment in the narration of a complex plot, challenges the reader to make connections - between the fashionable and the outcast, the beautiful and the ugly, the powerful and the victims. Nowhere in Dickens's later novels is his attack on an uncaring society more imaginatively embodied, but nowhere either is the mixture of comedy and angry satire more deftly managed. 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. And it is a fable about redemption, in which a bleak house is transformed by the resilience of human love.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Dickens, C., & Bradbury, N. (1991). Bleak House. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 and Nicola Bradbury. 1991. Bleak House. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 and Nicola Bradbury, Bleak House. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1991.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Dickens, Charles, and Nicola Bradbury. Bleak House. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1991. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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