This classic is about a man who moves into a secluded area and begins to learn the history of his landlord and the others who have occupied the two houses, Wuthering Heights and The Grange. He learns about Heathcliff, with his unknown background, who was adopted into the Earnshaw family to grow up with Caroline and her older brother. Basically, he and Catherine were in love, but he was beneath her, so she married someone else. He ran away and somehow amassed a great fortune, then came back and decided to ruin everyone's lives because he could not have Catherine. It's a pretty dark story, and a lot of the stuff that Heathcliff did just would not work with today's justice system, but things get better at the end.