From left to right: Anne, Emily and Charlotte. Branwell used to be between Emily and Charlotte, but subsequently painted himself out. At the age of six on 25 NovemberEmily joined her sisters at school for a brief period.
For four brief months in she was employed to give piano lessons to three sisters by the name of Wheelwright. Refusing to break into her own precious study time, she insisted on receiving her pupils only once the school day was over.
The result, reported the oldest sister Laetitia, was the sight of three girls ranging from six to 10 years old emerging from the music room in tears at having lost so much of their playtime.
Fifty years later Laetitia Wheelwright was still recalling Emily matter of factly: I have never understood the cult of St Emily of Haworth.
Indeed, I have spent a reading lifetime struggling to get to the end of Wuthering Heights, the screechy melodrama about two families living on the Yorkshire Moors who inter-marry, squabble, die, buy land, lose land, beat each other up and have children to whom they give bafflingly identical names.
In this bafflement I am in good company. Virginia Woolf who, along with Sylvia Plath, thought it a sacrilege to scribble in her books, broke her rule with Wuthering Heights, sketching out a family tree on a blank page, in a desperate attempt to sort out how all those multiple Catherines, Heathcliffs and Lintons fit together.
Part of the problem, of course, is that they all sound the same, speaking at a hysterical pitch, as if straining to make themselves heard over a permanent gale. This abiding feeling that Wuthering Heights makes too much noise and not enough sense was woven into my first encounter with the book.
Long before I was old enough to read it, I watched the Monty Python sketch in which Catherine and Heathcliff exchange passionate declarations of adulterous love across the moor tops using semaphore.
Again, I turn out to be in good company. The reviews, when they appeared following publication in Decembercomprised the sort of chorus of disapproval that would send most debut authors into a funk.
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