From Longman's Cultural Editions series, Wuthering Heights, edited by Alison Booth, presents Emily Bronte's haunting, brilliant novel freshly edited, smartly annotated, and illuminated by various contexts.
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I read this on the tail end of my Twilight phase and boy did it hammer the last nail into the coffin. I was like it's Bella's favourite book, I know I'll love it. Oh honey no. I love classics but damn I struggled through this one.