Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics)

Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics)

One of English literature's classic masterpieces—a gripping novel of love, propriety, and tragedy. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

Emily Brontë's only novel endures as a work of tremendous and far-reaching influence. The Penguin Classics edition is the definitive version of the text, edited with an introduction by Pauline Nestor.

Lockwood, the new tenant of Thrushcross Grange, situated on the bleak Yorkshire moors, is forced to seek shelter one night at Wuthering Heights, the home of his landlord. There he discovers the history of the tempestuous events that took place years before. What unfolds is the tale of the intense love between the gypsy foundling Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw. Catherine, forced to choose between passionate, tortured Heathcliff and gentle, well-bred Edgar Linton, surrendered to the expectations of her class. As Heathcliff's bitterness and vengeance at his betrayal is visited upon the next generation, their innocent heirs must struggle to escape the legacy of the past.

In this edition, a new preface by Lucasta Miller, author of The Brontë Myth, looks at the ways in which the novel has been interpreted, from Charlotte Brontë onwards. This complements Pauline Nestor's introduction, which discusses changing critical receptions of the novel, as well as Emily Brontë's influences and background.

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Withering Heights (Ellie Haskell Mysteries, No. 12)

Withering Heights (Ellie Haskell Mysteries, No. 12)

Ellie Haskell---the formerly plump girl turned Thin Woman and happily married mother of three---is also a sometime sleuth and a Gothic romance addict. When her husband's young cousin, Ariel, turns up unexpectedly and begs Ellie to come to the Yorkshire moors to investigate some strange events at the house that her family has recently bought with their lottery winnings, Ellie can't resist---especially since Cragstone House sounds so much like the delightfully musty manors she reads about in books.
            And so Ellie and her husband set off for Yorkshire, accompanied by their irrepressible housekeeper and co-conspirator in crime solving, Mrs. Roxie Malloy, who happens to have a long-lost sister in the area. Things at Cragstone House are even more dire than Ellie expected. It's bad enough that the kindly cook, Mrs. Cake, has suffered a mysterious fall down the stairs, and a visiting vicar has keeled over dead while drinking a cup of tea, but one of the neighbors turns out to be Mrs. Cake's husband's glamorous old flame, whom Ellie finds more menacing than any cold-blooded killer. Ellie has always thought it would be wonderful to be the heroine of a Gothic romance, but now she's beginning to wonder: Will she be able to solve the mystery and get out of Bronte country with her life, and her marriage, intact?

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Withering Heights (Original Edition)

Withering Heights (Original Edition)

Wuthering Heights is Emily Brontë's only novel. Written between October 1845 and June 1846, Wuthering Heights was published in 1847 under the pseudonym "Ellis Bell"; Brontë died the following year, aged 30. Wuthering Heights and Anne Brontë's Agnes Grey were accepted by publisher Thomas Newby before the success of their sister Charlotte's novel, Jane Eyre. After Emily's death, Charlotte edited the manuscript of Wuthering Heights, and arranged for the edited version to be published as a posthumous second edition in 1850.

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The Bard of Withering Heights: Nostalgic Truths, Observations, and Wisecracks about Life in Small-Town America

The Bard of Withering Heights: Nostalgic Truths, Observations, and Wisecracks about Life in Small-Town America

Like Camelot, Avalon, or Neverland, Withering Heights is an idyllic spot nestled between fantasy and reality. It is a timeless place that reflects life in small-town America, past and present . . . a humorous collection of thoughts and feelings, wit and wisdom, and enduring truths of human nature.

As the resident narrator of life in Withering Heights, the Bard is a mischievous observer and commentator. Scorning political correctness, the Bard prefers mingling with the quirky characters in his little town and musing about life, love, and human behavior.

Come in and take a stroll around Withering Heights. You'll find things to laugh about and think about, and you might just recognize someone you know!

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Withering Heights (The Wansley Collection)

Withering Heights (The Wansley Collection)

In the daylight, he was more brutally devastating than she remembered and she cast an appreciative eye over the length of his trim body. His height was surprising; he was at least six foot tall, and his shoulders, although bony, were broad and straight. Her eyes lingered on his wet, sensual lips and she felt a warm feeling course through her body in a way that she had never known...

Dilys is a dignified yet sensual 83-year-old-woman who can't believe her luck when she sets eyes on the dashing stallion Heathcliff! The electricity between this couple is viable enough to blow your pacemaker! (Caution: Contains strong language, sexually descriptive narrative and may cause offence.)

4/5 - The Bournemouth Agricultural Dance Society
**** - Cheshire Gamblers Anonymous
** - The Hasleden Herald

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Wuthering Heights (Be Classics)

Wuthering Heights (Be Classics)

When Heathcliff, a poor Gypsy boy, is adopted into wealthy Catherine Earnshaw's family, he and Catherine form a bond that progresses from childhood friendship to teenage passion. Because of Heathcliff's lowly social status, however, Catherine decides she cannot marry him, and instead marries the gentleman Edgar Linton. This sets in motion a chain of events that ravages both the Linton and Earnshaw families with jealousy, revenge, and bitterness, leaving only the ghosts of Catherine and Heathcliff to haunt the moors.

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Best Books of All Time Vol 2: Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities, Emily Bronte Wuthering Heights, Hawthorne House of Seven Gables, Oscar Wilde Picture ... Gray, Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice

Best Books of All Time Vol 2: Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities, Emily Bronte Wuthering Heights, Hawthorne House of Seven Gables, Oscar Wilde Picture ... Gray, Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice

The Best Books of All Time, Volume 2 is the second volume in a long line of volumes celebrating the best books of all time.

Each volume in the Best Books of All Time series contains 5 classic books considered must reads by many folks.

The Best Books of All Time, Volume 2 contains the 5 following books:

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens,
The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne,
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde,
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen


Enjoy these 5 classic books today!



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