logo
Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
Bleak House - Charles Dickens, Norman Page, J. Hillis Miller
Bleak House
by: (author) (author) (author)
3.00 5
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... show more
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.
show less
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140430639 (0140430636)
ASIN: B003J7VVJK
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 965
Edition language: English
Bookstores:
Community Reviews
mattries37315
mattries37315 rated it
4.0 Bleak House
There are many curses that people place upon themselves and their descendants, some are the rest of their actions and others by their indecisions complicated by bureaucratic failures then sometimes it’s both. Charles Dickens shows the effects of both in his 1853 novel Bleak House not only on his mai...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
3.5 Oh, the drama
Whew - I have finished this 813 page book after a couple of false starts. It's classic Dickens. I've heard it called his masterpiece, but I don't have enough experience with Dickens to weigh in on that subject. I did like it a whole lot better than Dombey and Son, but I didn't like it so well as e...
Aren's Library
Aren's Library rated it
2.0 Bleak House
Rather depressing story.
Book Ramblings
Book Ramblings rated it
5.0 Bleak House
Bleak House the novel is – as you would expect – pretty bleak, but Bleak House the eponymous house in the book is one of the happier places to be found therein. In any case this being a Dickens novel you should not expect a wall to wall bleak fest. You would need to pop over to Hardyverse (also call...
La Mala *the mean girl*
La Mala *the mean girl* rated it
0.0 Bleak House
Kindred's Reading Challenge: #5 A novel from the 1800s
Other editions (256)
Books by Norman Page
Books by J. Hillis Miller
Books by Charles Dickens
On shelves
Share this Book
Need help?