Wuthering Heights Author:Emily Bronte There are few more convincing, less sentimental accounts of passionate love than Wuthering Heights. This is the story of a savage, tormented foundling, Heathcliff, who falls wildly in love with Catherine Earnshaw, the daughter of his benefactor, and the violence and misery that result from their thwarted longing for each other. A book of imens... more »e power and strength, it is filled with the raw beauty of the moors and an uncanny understanding of the terrible truths about men and women -- an understanding made even more extraordinary by the fact that it came from the heart of a frail, inexperienced girl who lived out her lonely life in the moorland wildness and died a year after this great novel was published.« less
Heathcliff is quite a character ... violent and mean ... a person easy to dislike. I didn't feel any love from him until perhaps the end, and then it was so out-of-character that it was unbelievable. It was a good read, but not great.