Wuthering Heights Author:Emily Bronte 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 reciprocate... more »d, 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.« less
Simply amazing. Call me a fan-girl if you will, but I refuse to villainize Heathcliff, and I'll even admit to having a bit of a crush on him. All that aside, I don't think I've ever felt such an intense relationship with the characters (love AND hate) as I have with Wuthering Heights. One of my all time favorites.