He's more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. One of the masterpieces of classic literature, Wuthering Heights is a both the story of a wild, obsessive love and a terrible revenge. Catherine and Heathcliff's, a foundling adopted by Catherine's father, passionate but doomed love forms the core of this extraordinary tale. Catherine's brother Hindley's hatred and humiliation of Heathcliff leads to tragedy when Catherine marries another and Heathcliff returns newly wealthy to enact his revenge on all who wronged him.
The first in our new collection of Young Adult Classics, Wuthering Heights is one of the masterpieces of classic literature, both the story of a wild, obsessive love and a terrible revenge.
Emily Bronte was born in 1818, and was brought up together with her sisters and brother; Charlotte, Ann, and Branwell. All three sisters became published novelists under the pseudonyms of Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell. Wuthering Heights was first published in 1847. It was only after Emily's death that Wuthering Heights was recognised as a literary masterpiece.