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Wuthering Heights (Hardcover)
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Oneof the most beloved novels of all time, Emily Bronte sWuthering Heights gets a bold and beautiful new treatment in thisluminous illustrated edition from Harper Design. The gothic classic sunabridged text is accentuated throughout by captivating watercolor artworkfrom acclaimed illustrator Tracy Dockray, achievingnew currency for fans of literary masterworks like JaneEyre and Bleak House, modern dark romances like Twilight, and illustrated classics such as Christian Lacroix and the Tale of Sleeping Beauty andAlice's Adventures in Wonderland.
About the Author
Emily Bront? was an English novelist and poet, who, along with her sisters Charlotte and Anne, produced some of the most enduring works of the 19th century. Best known for her only novel, Wuthering Heights, Bront? published her works using the pen name Ellis Bell, a practice common for female writers at the time. Called the Sphynx of Literature, Bront? had no desire for fame and wrote only for her own satisfaction. She died of consumption in 1848 at the age of 30. Collectively, the Bront? sisters novels are considered literary standards that continue to influence modern writers.
Beverly Cleary was born in McMinnville, Oregon, and until she was old enough to attend school she lived on a farm in Yamhill, a town so small it had no library. Her mother arranged to have books sent to their tiny town from the state library and acted as a librarian in a room over a bank. It was there that Mrs. Cleary learned to love books. Generations of children have grown up with Ramona Quimby, Henry Huggins, Ralph Mouse, and all of their friends, families, and assorted pets. Beverly Cleary continues to capture the hearts and imaginations of children of all ages throughout the world.