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Emily Bronte - Author

About the Author

Emily Bronte lived from 1818 to 1848. Although she wrote only Wuthering Heights and about a dozen poms she is accepted as one of the most gifted writers ever. Perhaps the intensity of her writing grew out of the extraordinary pressures of her home life.

Emily’s mother died when she was three and she lived with her four sisters and one brother in a bleak, isolated Yorkshire village – Haworth. Her father doted on his only son, Branwell, and expected little from his daughters – they surprised him while Branwell wasted his life and died an alchoholic and drug addict. The girls suffered dreadfully at a cheap boarding school, the oldest two dying of malnutrition. Emily, Charlotte and Anne were brought home just in time but Emily never lost her terrible fear of institutions and of being closed in. The sisters later became governesses to help support Branwell, seen by their father as a future great artist. They also began to publish their writing, under male pen-names as there was much prejudice against women writers. Their first book, a collection of poetry, failed but Emily’s novel Wuthering Heights, was highly acclaimed and is still widely read today.

Emily seldom left her home village yet produced one of the most powerful novels of the inner self ever written. She caught a cold at her brother’s funeral in 1848 and died a few months later.

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Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

Author: Emily Bronte Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/12/2018

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

Author: Emily Bronte Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/12/2018

Emily Bronte tells the story of the ill-fated love of Catherine Earnshaw for the dark and brooding Heathcliff. It is the full text, with an introduction, notes on the author, Notes on characters, story outline and themes. The book also includes exam questions. It is ideal for students.

Wuthering Heights (100 Copy Limited Edition)

Wuthering Heights (100 Copy Limited Edition)

Author: Emily Bronte Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/12/2018

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

Author: Emily Bronte Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/11/2018

One of the most beloved classics of English literature, Emily Bronte's only novel, Wuthering Heights, tells the unforgettable story of Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw, and their ill-fated love for each other. This tragic tale of passion and betrayal is now available as a limited Olive Edition from HarperPerennial. Olive Editions are exclusive small format editions of some of our bestselling and celebrated titles, featuring beautiful and unique hand-drawn cover illustrations. All Olive Editions are available for a limited time only.

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

Author: Emily Bronte Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/11/2018

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

Author: Emily Bronte Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/11/2018

Poems of Emily Bronte

Poems of Emily Bronte

Author: Emily Bronte Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/11/2018

Poems of Emily Bronte

Poems of Emily Bronte

Author: Emily Bronte Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/11/2018

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