Wuthering Heights

On Asking The Wrong Questions

I work in genre. I’m not terribly interested in multi-generational family sagas or angsty on-off romances in Paris and Prague. I quite like existential crises in novels but anything with children leaves me cold (although there are plenty of exceptions). I greatly respect Kate Atkinson but can see her readers nodding their heads in recognition […]

No More Usual Suspects

With autumn comes news that we’ll shortly have a new slew of literary adaptations in our cinemas – good, it’s about time more books were adapted into films. What will we get, China Mieville’s ‘The City And The City’, JG Ballard’s ‘The Drowned World’ or perhaps something a bit more obscure – Alexander Baron’s ‘King […]

The Same Old Story

Recently I mentioned the American director who’d had enough of staging safe, dull British theatre here in London, and how he is planning to leave for Paris. Now comes news that the BBC and Film4’s next big film projects are going to be…’Wuthering Heights’ and ‘Jane Eyre’. It seems incredible that just when more and […]