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  • Bleak is certainly an apt word to use when describing the tone of this novel, but I wouldn't say it was at all depressing.

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  • Bleak is certainly an apt word to use when describing the tone of this novel, but I wouldn't say it was at all depressing.

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  • All this, not to mention the contrast presented in "Bleak Earth vs. Beautiful Spaceship ..."

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  • Yes, Esther, in Bleak House is an amazing character.

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  • (I confess that although I adore Home Comforts, I read it exactly as I often read cookbooks — straight through, enraptured, but finding no more of a call to immediate action than I found in Bleak House or Our Man in Havana.)

    Leaving It to the Professionals

  • (I confess that although I adore Home Comforts, I read it exactly as I often read cookbooks — straight through, enraptured, but finding no more of a call to immediate action than I found in Bleak House or Our Man in Havana.)

    Leaving It to the Professionals

  • a former sailor and secondary character in Bleak House, ponders his life after visiting with the family of his old compadre Bagnet.

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  • It’s easy to tell, from the protractedly unfunny sarcasm about Mrs. Jellyby and the mock-African hellhole of Borrioboola-Gha in Bleak House, that the author did not possess the gift of imaginative sympathy when it came to those outside his immediate ken, or should I say kin.

    The Dark Side of Dickens

  • It’s easy to tell, from the protractedly unfunny sarcasm about Mrs. Jellyby and the mock-African hellhole of Borrioboola-Gha in Bleak House, that the author did not possess the gift of imaginative sympathy when it came to those outside his immediate ken, or should I say kin.

    The Dark Side of Dickens

  • Dickens 'residence was called Fort House, but it became known as Bleak

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