The Scarlet Letter (Dover Thrift Editions)

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The Scarlet Letter (Dover Thrift Editions) Paperback – May 2, 1994
by Nathaniel Hawthorne (Author)

The familiar characters of Hawthorne's dark tale of pride and guilt in colonial New England are given new and added immediacy in the 24 wood engravings by master illustrator Barry Moser.

First published in 1850, The Scarlet Letter is Nathaniel Hawthorne's masterpiece and one of the greatest American novels. Its themes of sin, guilt, and redemption, woven through a story of adultery in the early days of the Massachusetts Colony, are revealed with remarkable psychological penetration and understanding of the human heart.
Hester Prynne is the adulteress, forced by the Puritan community to wear a scarlet letter A on the breast of her gown. Arthur Dimmesdale, the minister and the secret father of her child, Pearl, struggles with the agony of conscience and his own weakness


Product details
Series: Dover Thrift Editions
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Dover Publications (May 2, 1994)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0486280489
ISBN-13: 978-0486280486
Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.5 x 8.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces

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