Sixteen-year-old Canny Mochrie's vacation takes a turn when she stumbles upon a mysterious and enchaRead Review
Heathcliff, an orphan, is raised by Mr Earnshaw as one of his own children. Hindley despises him but wild Cathy becomes his constant companion, and he falls deeply in love with her. When she will not marry him, Heathcliff's terrible vengeance ruins them all - but still his and Cathy's love will not die . . .
I found this book very interesting but also quite disturbing, there are many different levels of understanding to be gained by this book and it is undoubtably well written. It lacks the 'fluffiness' of many love stories, but with Erin heights is a whole lot more then that. But yeah, it was pretty creepy I guess which I wasn't expecting
This novel by Emily Bronte is beautiful. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful.
Emily Bronte's only novel is not only very well written, but also very well set out. I love it, and everything about it, even though it is so very very sad.
Twilight pales in comparison with this gorgeously gothic tale of revenge - 170 years old and still going strong. It's got everything - a dark and dangerous hero, a wild and wilful heroine, and the most twisted romance ever! All fans of dark paranormal love stories will devour this. Read it - I dare you!
This is a tragic love story and although in some ways I see the brilliance of it- I found it rather boring. All the characters are so evil and the story is so hard to understand that I found it hard to persevere until the end. Although Heithcliff has had a rough life and has had sufferd much hardship, I found his character so depressing and he just had such evil intentions! This also goes for Cathy's brother. I quite liked Isabella Linton. I believe that she was one of the more sane characters with honest and kind intentions. This is an interesting book but I did not find it entirely enjoytable.
A beautiful, but complicated, love story engulfed in a twisted plot woven by characters of equally dark and disturbed minds. Not recommended for young readers - but if you decide to venture into this story, keep sharp and be mindful of all the characters and their relationships to one another.
A must read for lovers of Classics.