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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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Abandoned by Booklikes
Abandoned by Booklikes rated it 9 months ago
The last time I recall someone telling me that a book was the greatest romance they ever read, they were speaking about "Fifty Shades of Grey." I was reluctant to even read this one because I knew that I probably wasn't going to like it. I started to read it and went, yep do not like. I gave this tw...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 2 years 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
Mallory Kellogg, Chubbygirlreads rated it 2 years ago
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 2 years 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 3 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...
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