The Scarlet Letter

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Publisher Description

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

  • GENRE
    Fiction & Literature
    RELEASED
    1992
    24 February
    LANGUAGE
    EN
    English
    LENGTH
    352
    Pages
    PUBLISHER
    The Project Gutenberg
    SIZE
    537.3
    KB

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