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Bleak House

Bleak House

by Charles Dickens

Bleak House Chapter 66 Summary

Down in Lincolnshire

  • (Third-person narrator sums up.)
  • Well, Sir Dedlock is back at Chesney Wold, but not totally recovered.
  • Lady Dedlock has been buried in the family mausoleum. No one is told exactly how she died, and those few who do know are paid to stay quiet.
  • George Rouncewell helps Sir Dedlock ride his horse.
  • The stables are kept ship-shape by Phil.
  • Mrs. Rouncewell is still the housekeeper.
  • It's implied that when Sir Dedlock dies it'll be the end of the Dedlock family and its prominence.

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