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Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics) One of English literature s classic masterpiecesa gripping novel of love, propriety, and tragedyEmily Bront s only novel endures as a work of tremendous and far reaching influence The Penguin Classics edition is the definitive version of the text, edited with an introduction by Pauline Nestor Lockwood, the new tenant of Thrushcross Grange, situated on the bleak Yorkshire moors, is forced to seek shelter one night at Wuthering Heights, the home of his landlord There he discovers the history of the tempestuous events that took place years before What unfolds is the tale of the intense love between the gypsy foundling Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw Catherine, forced to choose between passionate, tortured Heathcliff and gentle, well bred Edgar Linton, surrendered to the expectations of her class As Heathcliff s bitterness and vengeance at his betrayal is visited upon the next generation, their innocent heirs must struggle to escape the legacy of the past In this edition, a new preface by Lucasta Miller, author of The Bront Myth, looks at the ways in which the novel has been interpreted, from Charlotte Bront onwards This complements Pauline Nestor s introduction, which discusses changing critical receptions of the novel, as well as Emily Bront s influences and background

About the Author: Emily Bront

Emily Jane Bront brnti , commonly brnte 30 July 1818 19 December 1848 was an English novelist and poet who is best known for her only novel, Wuthering Heights, now considered a classic of English literature Emily was the third eldest of the four surviving Bront siblings, between the youngest Anne and her brother Branwell She wrote under the pen name Ellis Bell.Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Photo by Patrick Branwell Bront Public domain , via Wikimedia Commons.

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