"Wuthering Heights", the only novel that Emily Bronte wrote, is a classic of 19th century American literature. It is considered by many as one of the most important romantic novels ever written. Set in Northern England, Wuthering Heights is the story of Catherine Earnshaw and the love that she shares with Heathcliff. Catherine and Heathcliff are brought together as children when her father brings the young foundling home. The relationship between Catherine and Heathcliff is a tumultuous one of unfulfilled desire, betrayal, and bitter vengeance.