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On September 9 a group will start a journey through Charles Dickens’ Bleak House. The group will meet the second Thursday of the month from 3:45-5:00. The group will follow the original publishing schedule as shown below. (The first “assignment” is chapters 1-4.)


Installment Date of publication Chapters
I March 1852 1–4
II April 1852 5–7
III May 1852 8–10
IV June 1852 11–13
V July 1852 14–16
VI August 1852 17–19
VII September 1852 20–22
VIII October 1852 23–25
IX November 1852 26–29
X December 1852 30–32
XI January 1853 33–35
XII February 1853 36–38
XIII March 1853 39–42
XIV April 1853 43–46
XV May 1853 47–49
XVI June 1853 50–53
XVII July 1853 54–56
XVIII August 1853 57–59
XIX–XX September 1853 60–67

You are welcome to read any edition. The book can be found for free at the DC Public Library, through Gutenberg’s public offerings, and Librevox’s audio versions.

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