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Wuthering Heights
by Emily Brontë

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Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë Overview

You can find the redesigned cover of this edition HERE. Wuthering Heights is a wild, passionate story of the intense and almost demonic love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, a foundling adopted by Catherine's father. After Mr Earnshaw's death, Heathcliff is bullied and humiliated by Catherine's brother Hindley and wrongly believing that his love for Catherine is n You can find the redesigned cover of this edition HERE. Wuthering Heights is a wild, passionate story of the intense and almost demonic love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, a foundling adopted by Catherine's father. After Mr Earnshaw's death, Heathcliff is bullied and humiliated by Catherine's brother Hindley and wrongly believing that his love for Catherine is not reciprocated, leaves Wuthering Heights, only to return years later as a wealthy and polished man. He proceeds to exact a terrible revenge for his former miseries. The action of the story is chaotic and unremittingly violent, but the accomplished handling of a complex structure, the evocative descriptions of the lonely moorland setting and the poetic grandeur of vision combine to make this unique novel a masterpiece of English literature.

Emily Brontë

About Wuthering Heights Description

Emily Jane Brontë was a British novelist and poet, now best remembered for her only novel Wuthering Heights, a classic of English literature. Emily was the second eldest of the three surviving Brontë sisters, being younger than Charlotte Brontë and older than Anne Brontë. She published under the masculine pen name Ellis Bell. Emily was born in Thornton, near Bradford in Yorkshire to Patrick Brontë

Data Book Wuthering Heights

Original Title Wuthering Heights ISBN 0393978893 (ISBN13: 9780393978896 ) Edition Language English URL http://books.wwnorton.com/books/detail.aspx?ID=10326 Characters Heathcliff, Catherine Earnshaw, Edgar Linton, Isabella Linton, Hindley Earnshaw...more , Nelly Dean, Hareton Earnshaw, Catherine Linton, Lockwood...less setting Yorkshire Dales, England, 1800 (465)