Here on Earth (novel)
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Early hardback edition cover
|Publisher||Chatto and Windus|
|October 2, 1997|
|Media type||Print (hardback & paperback)|
|Pages||272 pp (first edition, paperback)|
|ISBN||0-7011-6490-5 (first edition, paperback)|
The plot of Here on Earth involves a woman named March Murray, who returns with her teenage daughter to the Massachusetts town where she grew up. The story and characters are inspired by the 1847 Emily Brontë novel Wuthering Heights. After returning to the town that she grew up in, March finds herself reunited the boy she fell in love with years before, Hollis. This dark and twisted tale tells of the capabilities of love and how far one is willing to go for it. "For in heaven and in our dreams, love is simple and glorious. But it is something altogether different here on earth..."
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