Emily Brontë's only novel endures as a work of tremendous and far-reaching
influence. Lockwood, the new tenant of Thrushcross Grange, situated 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. What unfolds is the tale of
the intense love between the gypsy foundling Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw.
Catherine, forced to choose between passionate, tortured Heathcliff and gentle,
well-bred Edgar Linton, surrendered to the expectations of her class. As
Heathcliff's bitterness and vengeance at his betrayal is visited upon the next
generation, their innocent heirs must struggle to escape the legacy of the
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