The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

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'Ah, but let her cover the mark as she will, the pang of it will be always in her heart.'A tale of sin, punishment and atonement, The Scarlet Letter exposes the moral rigidity of a 17th-Century Puritan New England community when faced with the illegitimate child of a young mother. Regarded as the first real heroine of American fiction, it is Hester Prynne's strength of character that resonates with the reader when her harsh sentence is cast. It is in her refusal to reveal the identity of the father in the face of her accusers that Hawthorne champions his heroine and berates the weakness of Society for attacking the innocent. About the Author: Born in 1804, Nathaniel Hawthorne is known for his historical tales and novels about American colonial society. After publishing The Scarlet Letter in 1850, its status as an instant bestseller allowed him to earn a living as a novelist. Full of dark romanticism, psychological complexity, symbolism, and cautionary tales, his work is still popular today. He has earned a place in history as one of the most distinguished American writers of the nineteenth century.

Title: The Scarlet Letter

Author Name: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Categories: Classic Fiction,

Edition: Collins Classics

Publisher: UK, Collins: 2018

ISBN Number: 0008296529

ISBN Number 13: 9780008296520

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Size: 19.8 x 12.8 x 2.0 cm

Kg: 0.23 Kg

Seller ID: 9780008296520

Keywords: The Scarlet Letter, 0008296529, 9780008296520, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Collins Classics,