The Scarlet Letter (Paperback)
Aeon, 9781788440561, 274pp.
Publication Date: August 6, 2017
The Scarlet Letter was written by Nathaniel Hawthorne and published in 1850. Set in the Massachusetts Bay Colony during the 1600s, it tells the story of Hester Prynne, who conceives a child through adultery. Legalism, sin, and guilt are the main themes of the book.