By Emily Brontë
- Release Date: 1847-11-30
- Genre: Classics
Wuthering Heights Emily Brontë Book Review Score: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars
An Apple Books Classic edition.
If you’ve only ever seen Wuthering Heights on screen, you may have an image of Catherine and Heathcliff as the ultimate star-crossed lovers. But that’s just scratching the surface of this iconic Gothic romance. Emily Brontë’s only novel is an unabashedly dark tale of passion and revenge that created shockwaves upon its publication in 1847.
Without spoiling too much, the original Heathcliff is breathtakingly vengeful, cruel, and possessive, not the deeply misunderstood romantic hero of some adaptations. And Brontë’s story does not end happily ever after. After tragedy strikes, Heathcliff haunts the swirling mists of the Yorkshire moors, consumed with possessing a ghost. A must-read for fans of Gothic literature, this novel will appeal to anyone who loves a creepy story.
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User reviews about this book
By LUCKY 4508
A book I had head of and wanted to read , or thought I wanted to read.
I gave it three stars , could have been five but it just couldn’t get there
A story of cruelty and expectance
Hard for me to absorb, coming from a different area
I guess it hits to close to the sheep of this area.
Intense and Rich
By ........OH MY GOD.......
I read this for my AP Lit class, and at first I wasn’t excited to read it but that soon changed. The book has so many complicated characters and themes that it makes it worth the slow start. The relationships between the characters are certainly frustrating and intriguing. I absolutely loved the story and highly recommend it.
So long and boring, sorry
By kindra rea
I know this is a classic and that’s exactly why I wanted to read it, but cmon. It was tough to get through. Took me all summer and a lot of extra motivation to want to finish this. It gets better at the end, but literally just reading a short synopsis would have been ok for me.
Fascinating and equally frightening
A epic tale
Roller Coaster of emotions
By Puanani Readz
The characters in Wuthering Heights are so unique. I’ve never read a book with such characters that you hate but at the same time are rooting for... I felt devastation for the most part.
In response to the first review ^^^
To whoever said the Bella and Edward thing as one of the first reviews let me be the first to say OK BOOMER. The classics are for everyone so shut it.
Very good read...
Having read many Dickens classics, I was familiar with the style of Bronte’s writing. I admit to being hooked on this work from page 1, when Lockwood first meets Heathcliff. Wonderful story from an author whose career ended too soon.
I can’t imagine that the author after writing such a rich and descriptive story didn’t write again. Her work is rich in detail both in characters personally and their environment. The author made you feel the moors, walk the hills and smell the wind. Then feel the revenge that Heathcliff imposed on the innocent characters of this book. A truly great story that should be required reading to every young person everywhere. A great study in a defective personality, and to analyze on what lead to Heathcliffs self destruction.
I have to read this for school cri
By Concerned user😱
Whyyyyyyyy idk if its any good but i have to read if for ap lit so whaaaa
What I Thought
I really liked Wuthering Heights. It was recommended to me by someone who knows what they are talking about when it comes to books, and they loved it. It took me a little while to get into it at first, but about halfway through the book, I really got into it. I recommend this to anyone who likes Victorian novels, and tragic love affairs.
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