Wuthering Heights is an 1847 novel by the English author Emily Brontë, initially published under her pen name "Ellis Bell". It concerns two families of the landed gentry living on the West Yorkshire moors , the Earnshaws and the Lintons, and their turbulent relationships with the Earnshaws' foster son, Heathcliff .
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Chapters XXXI–XXXIV. Summary. In the late winter months of 1801, a man named Lockwood rents a manor house called Thrushcross Grange in the isolated moor country of England. Here, he meets his dour landlord, Heathcliff, a wealthy man who lives in the ancient manor of Wuthering Heights, four miles away from the Grange.
Wuthering Heights, novel by Emily Brontë, published in 1847 under the pseudonym Ellis Bell. This intense, solidly imagined novel is distinguished from other novels of the period by its dramatic and poetic presentation, its abstention from authorial intrusion, and its unusual structure.
Heathcliff overhears Catherine, and flees Wuthering Heights that night. In Heathcliff's absence, a devastated Catherine marries Edgar Linton and moves to Thrushcross Grange. All is well—until Heathcliff returns, now rich and dignified, but just as wild and ferocious.
3.88 1,726,055 ratings57,098 reviews You can find the redesigned cover of this edition HERE. At the centre of this novel is the passionate love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff - recounted with such emotional intensity that a plain tale of the Yorkshire moors acquires the depth and simplicity of ancient tragedy.
Chapter Summaries Themes Characters Symbols Quotes Chapter 1 A man named Mr. Lockwood removes himself to the Yorkshire countryside in search of some time alone. Despite his intentions to seclude himself, though, he soon visits his landlord, a rough-mannered man named Mr. Heathcliff.