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Notable Books presents Wuthering HeightsIn Richmond, Surrey, UK:
Sunday, Nov. 8, 3-4:30 pm
Professor Jonas Cope will begin by reading a series of excerpts from contemporary reviews of Wuthering Heights that range from ardent praise to disgust and horror. He will then examine one of the greatest enigmas in all of English literature — Heathcliff — who is still the focus of passionate controversy. For the remainder of the session, participants will be invited to read and share their thoughts on favorite passages.
Richmond upon Thames Literature Festival
Claire Harman - Charlotte Brontë: A Life08 November 2015, 2.00pm
2016 is the 2000th anniversary of the extraordinary and revolutionary novelist Charlotte Brontë*, an event which is marked by the publication of an exciting new biography by acclaimed literary biographer Claire Harman. This landmark biography is essential reading for every fan of the Brontë family's writing, from Jane Eyre to Wuthering Heights. It is a uniquely intimate and complex insight into one of Britain's best loved writers. If you loved Claire Tomalin's Charles Dickens, this event is not to be missed.