There are few more convincing, less sentimental accounts of love than Wuthering Heights. This is the story of a tormented foundling who falls in love with the daughter of his benefactor, and of the violence and misery that result from their thwarted longing for each other.
Baker & Taylor
In the eighteenth century, the lives of two families become intertwined through marriage, passion, and the dominating force of a man called Heathcliff, whose love for Catherine Earnshaw mirrors the powerful moods of the Yorkshire moors. Reprint.
In the eighteenth century, the lives of two families become intertwined through marriage, passion, and the dominating force of a man called Heathcliff, whose love for Catherine Earnshaw mirrors the powerful moods of the Yorkshire moors.
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Set on the desolate moors of Yorkshire, this is the classic tale of the passionate and tempestuous love affair between the orphan Heathcliff and the free spirited Catherine Earnshaw. Emily Bronte's Victorian tale is an intense romance of obsessive love, betrayal and vengeance. One that will effec... Read More »
Another title she remembered fondly from high school.
Heathcliff! The ultimate tragic romantic hero or a cruel and vindictive villain?
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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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