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Emily Brontë
Emily Jane Brontë (/ˈbrɒnteɪ/ or /ˈbrɒnti/) was an English novelist and poet, best remembered for her only novel, Wuthering Heights, now considered a classic of English literature. Emily was the third eldest of the four surviving Brontë siblings, between the youngest Anne and her brother... show more
Emily Jane Brontë (/ˈbrɒnteɪ/ or /ˈbrɒnti/) was an English novelist and poet, best remembered for her only novel, Wuthering Heights, now considered a classic of English literature. Emily was the third eldest of the four surviving Brontë siblings, between the youngest Anne and her brother Branwell. She wrote under the pen name Ellis Bell.
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Birth date: 1818-07-30
Died: 1848-12-19
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Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 6 months ago
I have never read Wuthering Heights before, or seen any of the movie adaptations. I was vaguely expecting some sort of romance novel. This is definately not a romance novel. It's a tale of revenge, tragedy, and human psychology. Very few of the characters are likeable, but I don't think you have...
Mallory Kellogg, Chubbygirlreads
Pop Sugar 2019 Challenge prompts: Book by 2 female authors Call me unsophisticated. Because I hate this. I find the writing disjointed and pretentious. The characters unlikable. And the events all over the place. I enjoy classics, but this one is a big NO from me. I will stick to Jane Austen.
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 1 year ago
(Original Review, 1981-01-02)The “dog scene” does not exist in the book as some sort of sick foreplay; it’s actually an extremely clever piece of writing. Besides showing Heathcliff total disregard for Isabella, it’s a reality check for those girls with romantic notions about Byronesque “bad boys”. ...
Reader & Dreamer
Reader & Dreamer rated it 2 years ago
“He's more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” ♥a tragic tale of love, loss and pain, obsession, vengeance and possessiveness. a captivating story, i Love Emily Bronte's style, eerie, Gothic, Ghostly. She developed a sinister Devilish side of love, complex a...
"So it goes."
"So it goes." rated it 2 years ago
A tale of revenge, envy, pride, love denied, family strife, with an orphan in it? This should be my jam! Alas, it was not. This was a weird read for me. I kept trying to figure out why it was such a slog. I usually love to read about people I love to hate, and almost every character qualifies. Ins...
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