London: Vintage Classics, 2012. Peter de Seve (cover illustration), Megan Wilson (cover design). First Vintage Classics Edition. Fourth Printing. Trade Paperback. New. French flaps. Deckled fore edge. 14 x 20.5 cm. 866 pp. Item #12906
'Jarndyce and Jardyce' is an infamous lawsuit that has been in process for generations. Nobody can remember exactly how the case started but many different individuals have found their fortunes caught up in it. Esther Summerson watches as her friends and neighbours are consumed by their hopes and disappointments with the proceedings. But while the intricate puzzles of the lawsuit are being debated by lawyers, other more dramatic mysteries are unfolding that involve heartbreak, lost children, blackmail and murder.