Unaware of her past, Esther arrives in John jarndyce’s house as his ward. She becomes good friends with jarndyce’s distant cousins, Ada and Richard. Richard marries Ada secretly, but his obsession with the epic case of jarndyce and jarndyce destroys him. He fights a long Court battle to claim his inheritance, losing his health, wealth, happiness and peace of mind. Will Richard emerge victorious in a Court case which is a family curse? Bleak house—considered one of the best novels by Charles Dickens— is an extraordinary classic that not only presents the importance of human values and relationships but also throws light on the British judicial system of the time.