Yorkshire Makers inspired by Yorkshire Writers – Emily Bronte : Wuthering Heights

Emily Bronte published Wuthering Heights in 1847 initially under the name Ellis Bell, and died in the same year age 30.

Currently at number 13 in the Penguin list of 100 best books, Wuthering Heights, discordant, fragmented, tortuous, obsessive and romantic is firmly situated in the rain swept moors of upland Britain.

Yesterday afternoon set in misty and cold

Opening lines, Chapter 2, Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Charcoal and chalk on Fabriano paper

1500cm x 2500cm