The Birthmark (A Dark Tale of Love & Obsession) The Birthmark (A Dark Tale of Love & Obsession)

The Birthmark (A Dark Tale of Love & Obsession‪)‬

Including Author's Biography

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Publisher Description

In Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'The Birthmark (A Dark Tale of Love & Obsession),' readers are confronted with a haunting story that explores the destructive forces of perfectionism and obsession. Set in the 18th century Puritan society, the novella delves into the life of the brilliant scientist Aylmer and his deep-seated desire to remove the single flaw on his wife's otherwise flawless face. Through vivid imagery and symbolic motifs, Hawthorne creates a dark and atmospheric tale that challenges societal norms and underscores the dangers of pursuing unattainable ideals of beauty and perfection. The allegorical nature of the narrative invites readers to reflect on timeless themes of love, mortality, and the limits of human ambition. A must-read for those interested in Gothic literature and psychological exploration, 'The Birthmark' showcases Hawthorne's mastery of prose and his astute understanding of human nature.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2017
December 6
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
50
Pages
PUBLISHER
Musaicum Books
SELLER
Bookwire Gesellschaft zum Vertrieb digitaler Medien mbH
SIZE
910.6
KB

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