Tomorrow Wilhelm begins teaching his spring semester class, Wills and Trusts. Be grateful you don't have to read the many thick, dense books on the subject that he's been plodding through in preparation.
Bleak House, by Charles Dickens, the mother of all novels about inheritance with it's famous Jarndice v Jarndice.
Doctor Thorne, by Anthony Trollope, in which the identity of someone's "eldest child," who is to inherit an enormous fortune, is known only to the good doctor.
Orley Farm, also by Anthony Trollope. Did Lady Mason forge her husband's signature to the will leaving Orley Farm to her son?