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Wuthering Heights is a classic romance novel by Emily Brontë and her only known work.

Summary of the Book

This story talks about the wild and passionate affair of Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff. Heathcliff is an orphan adopted by Catherine’s father. Once her father passes away, Catherine's brother begins to abuse Heathcliff. Heathcliff begins to wonder if his feelings for Catherine aren’t mutual, and leaves the house after which the novel is named. He returns years later, now a wealthy and successful gentleman, aiming to exact revenge for his early misfortunes. Catherine is now married to Edgar Linton, whose younger sister becomes infatuated with Heathcliff. Heathcliff hates her, but encourages her feelings to get revenge against Edgar and Catherine. Emily Bronte’s vision and her depictions of the lonely moorland make this novel an immortal part of romance literature.

About Emily Brontë

Emily Jane Brontë was an English novelist and poet. This is her only novel.

Emily was the sibling of Charlotte and Anne Brontëand together they are known in literary cycles as the Bronte sisters.

The current title was adapted several times into plays and motion pictures, most notably in 1939 starring Laurence Olivier and Merle Oberon and directed by William Wyler.

This Article is Posted on 23 Apr 2015 in Entertainment Section and Books