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Wuthering Heights [Kindle Edition]

Emily Brontė
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (381 customer reviews)

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Bold and unique, Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights is a heartbreaking tale of love, loss and vengeance.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 534 KB
  • Print Length: 625 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 184702226X
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.ą r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004UJAOLM
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (381 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #66 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte 22 Nov 2011
By iandliz
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It is so hard to know where to start with this book. It is renowned as one of the world's greatest love stories with the infamous Heathcliff and Cathy as its main protagonists but there is so much more to it than that. It is not only a story of unrequited love but also it is a dark tale of revenge.

The setting of the novel on the Yorkshire moors sets the tone of the story. It is dark, remote and the weather is harsh and unforgiving. The two households of Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange seem to have little to do with the outside world. There is none of the usual social whirl of dinner and dancing that other 19th century literature has. The cast of this novel are deserted and at one another's mercy. The book is also deliberately confusing creating a sense of unease in the reader. The narrator is a visitor to Thrushcross Grange listening to the stories of long-term housekeeper Nelly Dean. The names of the characters are hard to keep track of - we have Catherine and Cathy, Hindley, Hareton & Heathcliff, the Linton family and Linton Heathcliff. The driving force of the novel is Heathcliff, utterly destroyed by the death of Catherine and intent on revenge. He manipulates Hindley and robs Hareton of his birthright. But its not just Heathcliff who is the anti-hero. Cathy is spoilt and nasty, the young Linton is weak, disloyal and coniving. Love does triumph in the end with an unlikely pairing, but the reader is still haunted by all that has gone before.

This was the third time I have read Wuthering Heights. The first time was as a teenager when I found the language difficult and didn't really get to grips with the story.
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38 of 43 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Masterpiece 13 April 2011
By M. Dowden HALL OF FAME TOP 50 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
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Like most people I have read this book countless times over the years, and I know that it has led to at least one person being inspired enough to become an author themselves. I think everyone must know the tale of Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, their all consuming love and passion that ultimately results in their downfall and destruction, and also that of those who surround them.

If you have never read the book before and only ever seen tv and film adaptations, now is the time to sit back and enjoy this free kindle edition.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Not the average sloppy romance 27 Feb 2014
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This is the classic turbulent romance in a turbulent, yet beautiful setting. Don't miss out on reading this classic book
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wuthering Heights 12 Dec 2013
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Well it's a classic, The film the book and the Yokshire Moors, unrequited love it is a beautful romantic story
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Simply one of the best novels ever written 26 Nov 2013
By Tony Jones VINE VOICE
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We all know the story of love, Yorkshire Moors, Heathcliffe and Kathy. It is entirely gripping and when I picked up a copy years ago on spec I astonished myself be reading it straight through. A book everyone should read
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wuthering Heights 31 Jan 2013
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This is a story about serious but real human dramas, interpersonal drifts, life turns and twists, psychological struggles and stark socio-temporal distinctions. The morals of this books are multitudinous, multidimensional and indispensable for every human.
The author is highly renowned for her elevated style and language, writing with masterly skill, and lively narrative.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Incredible 13 Jan 2013
By eli
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Can't believe i waited so long to read this. Amazing, couldn't put it down. Yay! Kindle and its free books, classics free and instantly.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An oldie but a goodie 23 Jun 2014
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A classic novel full of pent up emotions, gothic locations and complex relationships. This book has always been a favourite of mine. I love the imagery and the wild windswept moors that match with the turbulent characters of Cathy and Heathcliff.
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If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger: &quote;
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It would degrade me to marry Heathcliff now; so he shall never know how I love him: and that, not because he’s handsome, Nelly, but because he’s more myself than I am.  Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same; and Linton’s is as different as a moonbeam from lightning, or frost from fire.’ &quote;
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I cannot live without my life!  I cannot live without my soul!’ &quote;
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