Black Spring

Black Spring

Paperback (03 Jan 2013)

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Synopsis

A fantasy reworking of Wuthering Heights which interweaves wizard lore and vendetta with Emily Bronte's beloved classic.

Black Spring takes the passionate story of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights and re-imagines it in a fantasy nineteenth-century society set in savage lands sustained by wizardry, where its people live by the vengeance code of vendetta. Like Wuthering Heights, it's a story within a story, featuring the brooding young Damek, who is swept along by his emotions. The object of his affections is Lina, daughter of the village lord, whose magical powers make her a witch and witches are not tolerated in this brutally patriarchal society. When Lina is sent away and forced to become a servant, Damek promises revenge and, like Heathcliff, spends a lifetime securing and refining it.

Book information

ISBN: 9781406339581
Publisher: Walker Books
Imprint: Walker Books Ltd
Pub date:
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 286
Weight: 234g
Height: 131mm
Width: 196mm
Spine width: 23mm