The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter

(Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)


Illustrator: Ruben Toledo

Format
Ebook
Price
$12.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781101109021
  • 256 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

Hailed by Henry James as "the finest piece of imaginative writing yet put forth in the country," Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter reaches to our nation’s historical and moral roots for the material of great tragedy. Set in an early New England colony, the novel shows the terrible impact a single, passionate act has on the lives of three members of the community: the defiant Hester Prynne; the fiery, tortured Reverend Dimmesdale; and the obsessed, vengeful Chillingworth.

With The Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne became the first American novelist to forge from our Puritan heritage a universal classic, a masterful exploration of humanity’s unending struggle with sin, guilt and pride.
The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter

Nathaniel Hawthorne, Illustrator: Ruben Toledo

Praise

"[Nathaniel Hawthorne] recaptured, for his New England, the essence of Greek tragedy." –Malcolm Cowley

Series

Penguin Classics Deluxe
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
George Eliot
Mary Karr
Illustrator: Brian Rea
Jane Austen
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