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May 5, 1992
Treasure Island
October 29, 1992

Wuthering Heights

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A passionate story of the love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, a foundling adopted by Catherine’s father. The story’s action is chaotic and violent, but the accomplished handling of a complex structure, the descriptions of the moorland setting and the poetic grandeur combined to make this novel a masterpiece of English literature.

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Introduction and Notes by John S. Whitley, University of Sussex.

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.

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Weight 0.174 lbs
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1.4 in
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

417

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

823.8 (edition:20)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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