Wuthering HeightsBook Club Kit - 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.
From Library Staff
Lockwood, the new tenant of Thrushcross Grange 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- of the intense passion between the foundling Heat... Read More »
CRRL_ChristineC Feb 06, 2017
In this more accessible version, you'll find the classic story of Catherine and Heathcliff on the brooding moors.
The passionate love of Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff mirrors the powerful moods of the Yorkshire moors. - See more at: http://librarypoint.bibliocommons.com/item/show/618141072_wuthering_heights#sthash.0y4Mntiv.dpuf
The passionate love of Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff mirrors the powerful moods of the Yorkshire moors. - See more at: http://librarypoint.bibliocommons.com/item/show/618141072_wuthering_heights#sthash.LSktF7jy.dpuf
From the critics
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pink_dolphin_3025 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over
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When Catherine chooses Edgar over her true lover, Heathcliff, he decides to take power over everything.
Lockwood, a new tenant, has stumbled upon his landlord and the cold house he owns. He realizes, one night when forced to spend the evening at his landlords place, that everyone and everything about the house they live in holds a story. More nosy than curious, Lockwood persues a maid to tell the haunted story of Heathcliff (the landlord) and how he came to be.
2 people that have way different back roundes but fall in love despite what evereyone says
A story within a story- 2 tales of 2 generations that fall madly in love, and the darkness that ensues because one's love is denied. This isn't some pretty love story, it's a dark yet memorable novel of how love manages to live on- despite all odds.
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Nelly (Ellen): "...treachery, and violence, are spears pointed at both ends- they wound those who resort to them, worse than their enemies" (211).
"...I am Heathcliff! He's always, always in my mind--not as a pleasure, any more than I am always a pleasure to myself, but as my own being"