"My greatest thought in living is Heathcliff. If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be. . . Nelly, I am Heathcliff! He's always always in my mind: Not as a pleasure . . . But as my own being-- Catherine Earnshaw
Emily Brontë's classic tempestuous love story of Catherine and Heathcliff is played out against the backdrop of the English moors. As young Catherine, daughter of the house, and Heathcliff, an uncouth orphan adopted by the family, grow up together and fall in love, their companionship turns into obsession. Family, class, and fate work cruelly against these two star--crossed lovers.Wuthering Heights is a beloved classic of English literature.
Emily Brontë (1818-1848) was an English novelist and poet, best remembered for her only novel, Wuthering Heights (1847). A year after publishing this single work of genius, she died at the age of thirty.