The Scarlet Letter (Paperback)

By Nathaniel Hawthorne

Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 9781503023116, 142pp.

Publication Date: October 30, 2014

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Description

"No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true."
--- Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter is an 1850 romantic work of fiction in a historical setting, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and is considered to be his magnum opus. Set in 17th-century Puritan Boston, Massachusetts during the years 1642 to 1649, it tells the story of Hester Prynne, who conceives a daughter through an affair and struggles to create a new life of repentance and dignity. Throughout the book, Hawthorne explores themes of legalism, sin, and guilt.


About the Author

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) An American novelist and short story writer