The definitive text of this powerfully influential tale of love, family, prejudice and jealousy, Emily Brontes singular masterpiece and a major work of nineteenth century literature Wuthering Heights is the tale of two families both joined and riven by love and hate. Cathy is a beautiful and wilful young woman torn between her soft-hearted husband and Heathcliff, the passionate and resentful man who has loved her since childhood. The power of their bond creates a maelstrom of cruelty and violence which will leave one of them dead and cast a shadow over the lives of their children. Emily Brontes novel is a stunningly original and shocking exploration of obsessive passion. VINTAGE CLASSICS BRONTE SERIES – beautiful editions, three iconic stories, three extraordinary women.