Well, it's not like anyone would be mistaking Stephanie Meyers' Twilight Saga with one of English literature's greatest classics, but I guess we should have seen this coming. Lately there have been all sorts of Twilight tie-ins that you would never have thought possible, and the latest is courtesy of HarperCollins who have printed new editions of Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights with Twilight-inspired cover art.
Now the Cullen-devoted probably already know that Brontë's romance was the book of choice for Edward and Bella, though one edition even goes so far as to remind you of that fact on the cover. Frankly, the Heights mention adds a whole new layer of creepy to Bella and Edward's relationship. There is some pretty messed up stuff going on in Brontë's book, and the twisted relationship between sort-of siblings Cathy and Heathcliff was the blueprint for every romantic bad boy to come after it. So if you thought Edward was screwed up, then wait till you get a glimpse of the 'corpse-defiling' Heathcliff. Although the Heights connection does explain a lot when it comes to Edward's 'stalkery' behavior and Bella's propensity for acting like a bit of a doormat in Meyer's series.
You can't help but wonder if Twilight marketing has gone overboard when its reach has extended this far. But on the upside, I guess anything that gets those darn kids reading again has got to be good, right? Plus, if you want your little girl to grow up with a thing for borderline abusive and emotionally unstable men like the rest of us, then you might as well start them off with a classic.