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Number of Pages: 352
Vendor: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 8.48 X 5.58 X 0.93 (inches)
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Series: Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition
The Bronte Sisters: Three Novels - Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, and Agnes GreyCharlotte Bronte, Emily Bronte & Anne BrontePenguin Classics / 2009 / Trade Paperback$20.70 Retail:
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For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Emily died of tuberculosis on December 19, 1848, also at the age of thirty, and never knew the great success of her only novel Wuthering Heights, which was published almost exactly a year before her death on December 19, 1848. From the opinions of those who knew her well, Emily emerges as a reserved, courageous woman with a commanding will and manner. In the biographical note to the 1850 edition of Wuthering Heights, Charlotte Bronte attributes to her sister "a secret power and fire that might have informed the brain and kindled the veins of a hero."