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The house of the seven gables : a romance

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, ©1985.
Series: World's best reading.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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The ancient mansion of the story is cursed with a hidden secret. When its two frail and aged inhabitants Hepzibah and Clifford Pyncheon are joined by their vivacious young cousin Phoebe, the mystery looks set to be resolved. The music is by Liszt, Mendelssohn, Schumann and Couperin.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Paranormal fiction
Occult fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Hawthorne
ISBN: 0895772191 9780895772190
OCLC Number: 13152873
Description: 287 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: The old Pyncheon family --
The little shop window --
The first customer --
A day behind the counter --
May and November --
Maule's well --
The guest --
The Pyncheon of today --
Clifford and Phoebe --
The Pyncheon garden --
The arched window. (Cont.) The daguerreotypist --
Alice Pyncheon --
Phoebe's good-bye --
The scowl and smile --
Clifford's chamber --
The flight of two owls --
Governor Pyncheon --
Alice's posies --
The flower of Eden --
The departure.
Series Title: World's best reading.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Hawthorne ; illustrations by David Frampton ; afterword by Henry James.

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The ancient mansion of the story is cursed with a hidden secret. When its two frail and aged inhabitants Hepzibah and Clifford Pyncheon are joined by their vivacious young cousin Phoebe, the mystery looks set to be resolved. The music is by Liszt, Mendelssohn, Schumann and Couperin.

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