Wuthering Heights has achieved an almost mythical status as a love story, yet it is also a unique masterpiece of the imagination: an unsettling, transgressive novel about obsession, violence and death.
Twelve-year-old Anna is staying with her grandmother, Mim, for the summer. She's hoping that the town's annual Flower Festival, a celebration filled with floats and music, will help take her mind off her parents' troubled marriage.
This is the novel Dickens regarded as his 'favourite child' and is considered his most autobiographical. As David recounts his experiences from childhood to the discovery of his vocation as a successful novelist, Dickens draws openly and revealingly on his own life.