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  1. Bleak House

    Bleak House is a novel by Charles Dickens, published in 20 monthly instalments between March 1852 and September 1853. It is held to be one of Dickens's finest novels, containing one of the most vast, complex and engaging arrays of minor characters and sub-plots in his entire canon. The story is told partly by the novel's heroine, Esther Summerson, and partly by a mostly omniscient narrator. Memorable characters include the beautiful and haughty Lady Honoria Dedlock, holding a dark secret buried in her breast, the menacing lawyer Tulkinghorn, the friendly but reflective and realistic John Jarndyce, and the childish and disingenuous Harold Skimpole, as well as the happy-go-lucky but imprudent Richard Carstone. At the novel's core is long-running litigation in England's Court of Chancery, Jarndyce v Jarndyce, which has far-reaching consequences for all involved. This case revolves around a testator who apparently made several wills. The litigation, which already has taken many years and consumed between £60,000 and £70,000 in court costs, is emblematic of the failure of Chancery.

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    The numerical value of bleak house in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bleak house in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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