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Wuthering Heights

Written by Emily Bronte

Key Stage 3 Key Stage 4

LoveReading View on Wuthering Heights

Chosen by the public through a survey to coincide with the 10th birthday celebrations of World Book Day 2007, this title is one of ‘the ten books the nation can’t live without’.  Have you read them all? Below are links to each title and position on the list.


1.   Pride and Prejudice  Jane Austen 
2.   The Lord of the Rings  JRR Tolkien 
3.   Jane Eyre   Charlotte Brontë
4.   Harry Potter  JK Rowling 
5.   To Kill a Mockingbird  Harper Lee 
6.   The Bible  
7.   Wuthering Heights  Emily Brontë 
8.   Nineteen Eighty-Four  George Orwell 
9.   His Dark Materials  Philip Pullman
10.  Great Expectations  Charles Dickens  

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Wuthering Heights Synopsis

This is a revised edition of Bronte's classic tale. Lockwood, the new tenant of Thrushcross Grange on the bleak Yorkshire Moors, is forced to seek shelter one night at Wuthering Heights, the home of his landlord. There he discovers the history of the tempestuous events that took place years before.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141439556
Publication date: 30th January 2003
Author: Emily Bronte
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback (b Format)
Pagination: 416 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

About Emily Bronte

Emily Bronte lived from 1818 to 1848. Although she wrote only Wuthering Heights and about a dozen poms she is accepted as one of the most gifted writers ever. Perhaps the intensity of her writing grew out of the extraordinary pressures of her home life. Emily’s mother died when she was three and she lived with her four sisters and one brother in a bleak, isolated Yorkshire village – Haworth. Her father doted on his only son, Branwell, and expected little from his daughters – they surprised him while Branwell wasted his life and died an alchoholic and drug addict. The girls suffered ...

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