Teenage fans of Stephenie Meyer‘s Twilight series have sent Wuthering Heights – the favourite novel of the books’ hero and heroine – soaring to the top of the classics bestseller charts.

A new edition of the novel, repackaged in a similar style to Meyer’s Twilight books – black cover, white flower, tagline “love never dies” – was released in May this year, and has already sold more than 10,000 copies in the UK, nearly twice as many as the traditional Penguin Classic edition, making it Waterstone’s bestselling classic.

“Love the Twilight books? Then you’ll adore Wuthering Heights, one of the greatest love stories ever told,” gushes the book chain’s synopsis of Emily Brontë‘s novel. “Cathy and Heathcliff, childhood friends, are cruelly separated by class, fate and the actions of others. But uniting them is something even stronger: an all-consuming passion that sweeps away everything that comes between them. Even death!”

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