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The Scarlet Letter

By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Narrated by Kristen Underwood / 9 hours 27 minutes

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 of a single passionate act on the lives of three people: the fiery, tortured Reverend Dimmesdale; the obsessed, vengeful Chillingworth; and the defiant Hester Prynne, who, unwilling to name her partner in adultery, is condemned to wear a scarlet "A" on the breast of her gown for the remainder of her life. 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.

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Narrator Kristen Underwood
ISBN 9781483088181
Length 9 hours 27 minutes
Language English
Publisher Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication Date
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