One of the most passionate and heartfelt novels ever written Wuthering Heights is the story of the relationship between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, the orphan boy her father adopts and brings home when they are children. While Catherine forms a deep attachment to Heathcliff, her brother Hindley despises him as a rival. Heathcliff is torn between his love for Catherine and the rage and humiliation he suffers at the hands of everybody else.When he can stand it no longer, in the violence of a summer storm, he leaves the Heights. In his absence Catherine marries, but her tormented heart belongs eternally to Heathcliff, who is determined to extract his tyrannical revenge. With its freedom from social convention and its unparalleled emotional intensity, Wuthering Heights is a highly original and deeply tragic work.