Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

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Heathcliff, an orphan, is raised by Mr Earnshaw as one of his own children. Hindley despises him but wild Cathy becomes his constant companion, and he falls deeply in love with her. When she will not marry him, Heathcliff's terrible vengeance ruins them all - but still his and Cathy's love will not die . . .A story of doomed love and revenge with a brilliant introduction from the author of The Outsiders - S. E. Hinton.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 109.22 x 175.26 x 25.4mm | 226.8g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • Puffin Classics
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 0141326697
  • 9780141326696
  • 12,042

Review quote

-It is as if Emily Bronte could tear up all that we know human beings by, and fill these unrecognizable transparencies with such a gust of life that theytranscend reality.---Virginia Woolf "It is as if Emily Bronte could tear up all that we know human beings by, and fill these unrecognizable transparencies with such a gust of life that theytranscend reality."--Virginia Woolfshow more

About Emily Bronte

Emily Bronte (1818-1848) published only one novel, Wuthering Heights (1847), but that single work has its place among the masterpieces of English literature. Some of her lyrics are also rated with the best in English poetry.show more

Review Text

"It is as if Emily Brontë could tear up all that we know human beings by, and fill these unrecognizable transparencies with such a gust of life that they transcend reality." --Virginia Woolfshow more

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2 8% (82,204)
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