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The FLAME TREE COLLECTABLE CLASSICS are chosen to create a delightful and timeless home library. Each stunning edition features deluxe cover treatments, ribbon markers, luxury endpapers and gilded edges. The unabridged text is accompanied by a Glossary of Victorian and Literary terms produced for the modern reader. It isn’t known when Emily Bronte began work on the imaginative and passionate story titled Wuthering Heights, which was published in 1847. The distinguished novel is set in a remote Yorkshire village in the eighteenth century, and the narrative explores the love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, an abandoned child adopted by Mr. Earnshaw. Their story unfolds alongside a background of poetic imagery, dry humour and rich imagination. Themes of violence and revenge create an intense power in this unique and ground-breaking novel. AUTHOR: Emily Bronte (1818 1848) was an English novelist and poet, and perhaps the greatest of the world-famous Bronte sisters whose novels are considered classics in nineteenth century fiction. Their works still intrigue fans today, more than 150 years after they were first published. Emily was a reserved character and didn’t leave much in the way of correspondence to illuminate her life, but she loved her home in the moorlands of Yorkshire. Her poetry was revered for its poetic genius and her novel Wuthering Heights, published in 1847, is accepted as one of the greatest works in the English language. Hardback Deluxe edition, foiled and embossed, with gilded edges

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Dimensions 93 × 150 mm
Author

Emily Bronte

Author Bio

Emily Bronte (1818-1848) was an English novelist and poet, and perhaps the greatest of the world-famous Bronte sisters whose novels are considered classics in nineteenth century fiction. Their works still intrigue fans today, more than 150 years after they were first published. Emily was a reserved character and didn't leave much in the way of correspondence to illuminate her life, but she loved her home in the moorlands of Yorkshire. Her poetry was revered for its poetic genius and her novel Wuthering Heights, published in 1847, is accepted as one of the greatest works in the English language.

Judith John (Glossary) is a writer and editor specializing in literature and history. A former secondary school English Language and Literature teacher, she has subsequently worked as an editor on major educational projects, including English A: Literature for the Pearson International Baccalaureate series. Judith's major research interests include Romantic and Gothic literature, and Renaissance drama.

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9781787557871

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Hardback

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