There are few more convincing, less sentimental accounts of love than Wuthering Heights. This is the story of a tormented foundling who falls in love with the daughter of his benefactor, and of the violence and misery that result from their thwarted longing for each other.
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Cambridge Literature is a series of literary texts edited for study by students aged 14-18 in English-speaking classrooms. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte is edited by Richard Hoyes, Head of English and Media Studies, Farnham College, Surrey.From the Publisher:
"My greatest thought in living is Heathcliff. If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be... Nelly, I am Heathcliff! He's always, always in my mind: not as a pleasure... but as my own being." Wuthering Heights is the only novel of Emily Bronte, who died a year after its publication, at the age of thirty. A brooding Yorkshire tale of a love that is stronger than death, it is also a fierce vision of metaphysical passion, in which heaven and hell, nature and society, are powerfully juxtaposed. Unique, mystical, with a timeless appeal, it has become a classic of English literature.
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Book Description Signet Classics, 2004. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # 0451529251
Book Description Signet Classics, 2004. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0451529251
Book Description Signet Classics. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0451529251 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0171566