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When the empty house across the way appears to be suddenly occupied, the elderly Sophonisba enlists her equally elderly admirer, Jabez Jarber, and her servant, Trottle, to get to the bottom of the mystery. But in so doing, Sophonisba will find her life surprisingly changed for the better.
“A House to Let” was the first collaboration between esteemed authors Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Elizabeth Gaskell, and Adelaide Anne Procter. With each author contributing a chapter, “A House to Let” was originally published in the Christmas 1858 edition of Dickens’s Household Words magazine.
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