Bleak House: Part the First!

Tea, Tonic & Toxin

Apr 15 2022 • 1 hr 41 mins

It’s big, so start reading now. (Don’t fret – we’ll spend two months on this 1853 masterpiece.) Dickens addresses class and lineage, law vs. justice, social responsibility, guilt, and identity. And Inspector Bucket, the first important police detective in English literature, investigates a murder.

In Bleak House, Charles Dickens’s tenacious criminal investigator, Inspector Bucket, is a London police detective who investigates a murder. Inspector Bucket and Poe’s amateur detective Auguste Dupin were the first professional criminal investigators in English literature.

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