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The scarlet letter : [Vintage classics] a romance

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Publisher: London : Vintage Classics, ©2008.
Series: Vintage classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hester Prynne is a beautiful young woman. She is also an outcast. In the eyes of her neighbours she has committed an unforgivable sin. Everyone knows that her little daughter, Pearl, is the product of an illicit affair but no one knows the identity of Pearl's father. Hester's refusal to name him brings more condemnation upon her. But she stands strong in the face of public scorn, even when she is forced to wear the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Hawthorne
ISBN: 9780099511267 0099511266
OCLC Number: 984716800
Notes: Originally published in 1850.
Description: 273 pages ; 20 cm
Series Title: Vintage classics.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Hawthorne.

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Hester Prynne is a beautiful young woman. Everyone knows that her little daughter, Pearl, is the product of an illicit affair but no one knows the identity of Pearl's father. But she stands strong in  Read more...

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