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Wuthering Heights

A Historium Press Classic Collection book, with a foreword by historical fiction author, Sue Barnard, author of "Heathcliff: the Missing Years"

Wuthering Heights is a classic historical literary novel by Emily Brontë under her pseudonym "Ellis Bell". Published in 1847, this was her only finished novel written between 1845 and 1846.

Although Wuthering Heights is now a classic of English literature, contemporaneous reviews were deeply polarized; it was controversial because of its unusually stark depiction of mental and physical cruelty, and it challenged strict Victorian ideals regarding religious hypocrisy, morality, social classes, and gender inequality. The novel also explores the effects of envy, nostalgia, pessimism, and resentment.

Wuthering Heights contains elements of gothic fiction, and the moorland setting is a significant aspect of the drama. The novel has inspired many adaptations, including film, radio, and television dramatizations; a musical; a ballet; operas, and a song by Kate Bush.

A True Classic that Belongs on Every Bookshelf!

Wuthering Heights

Emily Jane Brontë (/ˈbrɒnti/, commonly /ˈbrɒnteɪ/; 30 July 1818 - 19 December 1848) was an English novelist and poet who is best known for her only novel, Wuthering Heights, now considered a classic of English literature. Emily was the third eldest of the four surviving Brontë siblings, between the youngest Anne and her brother Branwell. She wrote under the pen name Ellis Bell.

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