Page Count: 344
Genres: Suspense, Romance
Themes: Love, Infatuation, Good vs. Evil, Violence and Revenge.
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Book Club Agenda
Every week for the month of April, I will publish book club content to enhance your reading of Wuthering Heights.
Week One: Meet the Characters
Week Two: How Wuthering Heights Influenced Pop Culture
Week Three: Let’s talk about the major themes. How Heathcliff and Carol Baskin Are Murderers
Week Four: Wuthering Heights Book Review
How to Join the Book Club
Just by you reading our book club pick, you’re already in the book club! You can read at your own pace, and all posts will have spoiler warnings. You are also encouraged to join the Facebook group in which all book club members will be welcome to join the conversation, take part on quizzes and polls, and help us pick our book club pick for May!
Perhaps the most haunting and tormented love story ever written, Wuthering Heights is the tale of the troubled orphan Heathcliff and his doomed love for Catherine Earnshaw. The windswept moors are the unforgettable setting of this tale of the love between the foundling Heathcliff and his wealthy benefactor’s daughter, Catherine. Through Catherine’s betrayal of Heathcliff and his bitter vengeance, their mythic passion haunts the next generation even after their deaths. Incorporating elements of many genres—from gothic novels and ghost stories to poetic allegory—and transcending them all, Wuthering Heights is a mystifying and powerful tour de force.
If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger.
He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
I have not broken your heart – you have broken it; and in breaking it, you have broken mine.
Join us tomorrow for Meet the Characters of Wuthering Heights.