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Bleak House

Bleak House


by Charles Dickens

Bleak House: Secrets, Secrets Are No Fun; Secrets, Secrets Hurt Someone Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Bleak House? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Why is Hortense, Lady Dedlock’s ex-maid, furious?

Because she was fired
Because she was not paid for her last month of work
Because Lady Dedlock mistreated her when she was under her employ and the courts are going to let her get away with it
Because Lady Dedlock is claiming that the Swiffer in the downstairs closet is her own
Q. What does Jo do to Esther?

Eats her liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti
Kills her in her sleep
Ruins her cover by revealing to the town her secret identity
Gets her sick
Q. What does Lady Dedlock discover about Esther?

That she is wanted for murder under a different name
That she is Lady Dedlock’s daughter
That she was lying when she claimed to be quadruple-jointed
Q. Who murders Tulkinghorn?

Mr. George
The Silly Name Mafia
Q. What happens to Woodcourt and Esther?

They die in each other’s arms
They get married
They discover that they are related, and can never be together
They gain fame as the first couple ever to cross the Atlantic by paper airplane