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One of the most haunting, complex and tragic love stories, Wuthering Heights tells the dark story that lies behind a remote and desolate house. Cathy and Heathcliff are powerfully and violently in love. When Cathy refuses to marry Heathcliff, he takes a terrible revenge leaving him, Cathy and those they love in great danger. Teen author S.E Hinton introduces the classic story admitting to its faults but celebrating its rawness and intensity. In this terrific pocket size Puffin edition there’s lots of additional material at the end of the book including an author profile, a guide to who’s who plus many activities beyond the book.
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Heathcliff, an orphan, is raised by Mr Earnshaw as one of his own children. Hindley despises him but wild Cathy becomes his constant companion, and he falls deeply in love with her. When she will not marry him, Heathcliff's terrible vengeance ruins them all - but still his and Cathy's love will not die.
|Publication date:||6th August 2009|
|Publisher:||Penguin Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||13+ readers|
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. Emilyâ€™s mother died when she was three and she lived with her four sisters and one brother in a bleak, isolated Yorkshire village â€“ Haworth. Her father doted on his only son, Branwell, and expected little from his daughters â€“ they surprised him while Branwell wasted his life and died an alchoholic and drug addict. The girls suffered ...More About Emily Bronte