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Wuthering Heights

by Emily Bronte 

Review of Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

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       I am not even sure if I can find the words to express how much I love this book. It is my all time favorite book and is one book that I will not loan out to ANYONE. I still have my 20 year old copy from the first time is gripped my heart at 18 years old. I read this book at least twice a year and each time I see it from a different perspective. From the moment you open to the first page you will forget where you are and what you are supposed to be doing and completely lose yourself in Heathcliff and Catherine. It is a very dark and tragic story, and you will find yourself wondering sometimes if you even LIKE Heathcliff, but I recommend this book to everyone I know that loves books. Simply the BEST BOOK. EVER! It will forever be number one on MY list.

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte was reviewed by Meagan

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       I thought I would love love love this book, but in fact I could barely finish it.  I truly couldn't stand reading this book. It is boring.  I kept reading hoping for it to become this wonderful, amazing book that I'd heard about, but it just didn't happen.mmIf you have "Great Expectations" for this book, my suggestion is to skip it and read Great Expectations.

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte was reviewed by SD

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       By far the best novel i have read so far!! it deserves to be up on top of the list! i read the book twice times and have watched the movie 4-5 times.. still, i feel like reading the book again... the style of writing as well as the story itself are just excellent! the setting and the mood are just perfect for the story!

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte was reviewed by Ali

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       I love, love, LOVE this novel. The fact that it's number 16 is an outrage. The unconventional characters and satirically delicious plot make it a must read. To think that something written over a century ago could still be one of the most fresh love stories of all time is amazing. Heathcliffe's relationship with Katherine is the perfect blend of caring and corruption. His love for her is so powerful and deeply-rooted that it lures the reader into an unbreakable trance that can't stop them from reading. Heathcliffe is the umtimate and original badboy. It's sad to think that the romance-novel has evolved into a cheesy  vampire versus werewolf face-off when love stories as inspiring as this one exist.

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte was reviewed by me

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       I had to read this book for an english composition class, and I have to say I initially had NO interest in reading it. At first it seemed dull and boring, but it drew me in and I couldn't stop reading it. I felt like I was living in the world of Katherine and Heathcliff. I'm trying to read The House of the Seven Gables right now and I'm just not feeling it. I LOVED Wuthering Heights. This book will permeate your mind with its dark and hauntingly beautiful love story.. and then you'll go from book to book, searching vainly for something as good.

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte was reviewed by Keith Beers

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       I have to admit that i thought i was going to hate this book and it has been  the total opposite..i couldn't/wouldn't put it down. Wuthering Heights is so amazingly raw, its beautiful... it took my breath away. Its so much a part of the air i breathe. Since the minute i put it down i have been making other people read it and its become a part of them as well. It truly makes me wonder where would we be without books like this.

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte was reviewed by Laci

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       Sure, the beginning was tedious, but experience tells me that the greatest books are often initially misundersood before suddenly blossoming into a true work of art.

       Wuthering Heights represents the epitome of great literature. Amazingly, it was never boring, but not complicated. As soon as I finished, it left a lasting impression, almost to the point where I would randomly go back and read a passage because of a realization, or just the desire to relive the experience.

       Emily Bronte's true genious lies in the structure and narrative. Her careful calculations ensure that the lives of Catherine and Heathcliff form the backbone of their offspring and the secondary characters. The narration of Lockwood, which frames the story allows allows us to enter the world of Wuthering Heights exactly as we are - objective, naive and completely different from the characters. If it weren't for the direct narration, I would never have truly believed the story (given the deep, unhuman love between C&H and the supernatural forces) but as a result I felt I was part of the world, if not, looking on with hardly any barrier between us.

       I love discovering new things every time I reread a great novel and Wuthering Heights was no disappointment! I've read it four times now, and in less than a year! Truly deserves to be on this list. (Although it is SO better than Jane Eyre).

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte was reviewed by Joz

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       Powerful. Very powerful. Parts of this book suck you in and make you feel what the characters feel. You can't put the book down but must turn the page to see what will happen next as you fall deeper and deeper into the story. You feel the emotions put forth by the author through the characters, and they possess you. This book is incredible, and a must read.

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte was reviewed by Jordan S

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       Powerful, extremely powerful. Very dark, but impossible to put down. There is nothing "feel good" about it, but it is still one of my all time favorites.  It is about horrible people, but they can still connect with everyone in one way or another. It's a must read.

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte was reviewed by chris


       This is a dark novel with brooding charcters.  The hero is one that is difficult to relate to at times, but you'll still root for him.  The heroine is perfection in an odd way.  I found myself wanting to know more so the pages kept turning.  You will not be disappointed with this classic.  One of my favorites!

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte was reviewed by Crystal Lucuik


       An ansolutely superb novel written by a genius. Extreemly well described characters living in the isolated moors of England. The atmosphere of Wuthering Heights is truly unique: you have the stunningly beautiful descriptions of the nature, the frightening and mystical house on the top of the hill, the dark and burning eyes of the cruel Heathcliff and his passionate and all destructive love with Catherine that transends even death. 
       Every page of the book is a pure pleasure to read. Captivating, scary and magnificent. It steals you away from this world...
       Definitely my favorite!!

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte was reviewed by Diana


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