Cover of: Wuthering Heights | Emily Brontë


  • Introduction
    Rose Macaulay

About the Book

A tale of passion set in the bleak Yorkshire moors in mid 19thC, far from the Victorian uprightness, Wuthering Heights depicts the mutual love of Catherine and Heathcliff till destruction rends the narration; yet cruelty is only to be met with forgiveness in the following generations. Romantic, impassioned and wild, it is also a dark journey in the human soul.

About the Edition

Emily Bronte's brooding imagination evoked as thwarted and tragic a group of human creatures as ever walked the bleak moorlands or had their existence in the dark byways of life. The barren world in which their villainies flourished forms in the back ground for deeds as weird as they are sinister and for passions as fierce as they are persistent. Wuthering Heights is by common consent one of the most compelling novels in the English language. It is a book compact of beauty and loveliness, hate and cruelty and heartrending pathos. (front flap)

Edition Notes

"Biographical notice of Ellis and Acton Bell" and "Editor's preface" signed Currer Bell (Charlotte Brontë)

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The Physical Object

xxvi, 390 p. ;
Number of pages

ID Numbers

Open Library
LC Control Number
3889565, 978138483, 987957295, 250243620

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