The Scarlet Letter

Author(s): Nathaniel Hawthorne

Classic Literature

The Scarlet Letter: A Romance is an 1850 work of fiction in a historical setting, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and is considered to be his magnum opus. 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.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781908533333
  • : Atlantic Publishing,Croxley Green
  • : Transatlantic Press
  • : February 2012
  • : 178mm X 111mm X 18mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 813.3
  • : 272