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Black Spring Kindle Edition

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Length: 289 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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Cleaving to the sensibility of the original, this love letter to Wuthering Heights is for fans of genuine Victorian Gothic...Bronte devotees will swoon. For those who take their romance tumultuous and doomed.

-- "Kirkus Reviews"

Croggon returns with an homage to Wuthering Heights, trading the English moors of the original for the remote northern wilds of Elbasa, a land of powerful wizards and strict rules concerning vendetta...In language and pitch, the pastiche is spot on.

-- "Publishers Weekly"

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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.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3633 KB
  • Print Length: 289 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0763660094
  • Publisher: Walker Books (3 January 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00B9ASQ7O
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,641,076 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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