The Scarlet Letter
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Dec 5, 2016 - 180 pages
The Scarlet Letter is an 1850 work of fiction in a historical setting, written by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne. The book is considered to be his "masterwork". Set in 17th-century Puritan Boston, Massachusetts, during the years 1642 to 1649, it tells the story of Hester Prynne, who conceives a daughter through an affair and struggles to create a new life of repentance and dignity. Throughout the book, Hawthorne explores themes of legalism, sin, and guilt. The Scarlet Letter has inspired numerous film, television, and stage adaptations and plot elements have influenced or several novels, musical works, and screen productions.
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