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Vendor: Sayre Street Books
Publication Date: 2015
Nathaniel Hawthorne's most popular and enduring work. Set in 17th-century Puritan New England, The Scarlet Letter tells the story of Hester Prynne, who has conceived a daughter through an adulterous affair. The novel explores the nature of sin -- both public and private. Always featured in lists of the world's best books, The Scarlet Letter is a must-read.
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Nathaniel Hawthorne was one of the first American writers to embrace the themes of Puritan New England, focusing much of his writing on humanity's sins and moral obligations to the broader community. Part of the Romantic movement, Hawthorne is the author of the masterpiece The Scarlet Letter, as well as The House of the Seven Gables, Twice Told Tales, and many other works of fiction. Hawthorne died in 1864.