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The Scarlet Letter

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

About this title: Set in the harsh Puritan community of seventeenth-century Boston, this tale of an adulterous entanglement that results in an illegitimate birth reveals Nathaniel Hawthorne's concerns with the tension between the public and the private selves. Publicly disgraced and ostracized, Hester Prynne draws on her inner strength and certainty of spirit to emerge as the first true heroine of American fiction. Arthur Dimmesdale stands as a classic study of a seld divided; trapped by the rules of society, he suppresses his passion and ... Read More

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Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Oneworld Classics Date published: 2008 ISBN-13: 9781847490582 ISBN: 1847490581

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Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England Date published: 1990 ISBN-13: 9780192817532 ISBN: 0192817531

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Everyman Paperback Classics Date published: 1992 ISBN-13: 9780460871839 ISBN: 0460871838

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Binding: Mass Market Paperback Publisher: William Collins Date published: 01/04/2010 ISBN-13: 9780007350926 ISBN: 0007350929

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Arcturus Publishing Ltd Date published: 01/08/2009 ISBN-13: 9781848373235 ISBN: 1848373236

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Penguin Classics Date published: 25/01/2007 ISBN-13: 9780140620801 ISBN: 014062080X

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Oneworld Classics Ltd Date published: 01/06/2008 ISBN-13: 9781847490582 ISBN: 1847490581

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Penguin Classics Date published: 25/01/2007 ISBN-13: 9780140620801 ISBN: 014062080X

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Arcturus Publishing Ltd Date published: 2009 ISBN-13: 9781848373235 ISBN: 1848373236

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: William Collins Date published: 2010 ISBN-13: 9780007350926 ISBN: 0007350929

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: OUP Oxford Date published: 2008 ISBN-13: 9780199537808 ISBN: 0199537801

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Penguin Classics Date published: 2007 ISBN-13: 9780140623543 ISBN: 014062354X

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Edition: Special edition Binding: Mass Market Paperback Publisher: Pocket Books Date published: 2004 ISBN-13: 9780743487566 ISBN: 0743487567

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Konemann UK Ltd Date published: 1995 ISBN-13: 9783895084577 ISBN: 3895084573

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Edition: Revised edition Binding: Paperback Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks Date published: 1998 ISBN-13: 9780192833716 ISBN: 0192833715

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Edition: Media tie-in Binding: Paperback Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Date published: 1995 ISBN-13: 9780747526001 ISBN: 0747526001

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA Date published: 2009 ISBN-13: 9780199537808 ISBN: 0199537801

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Sin and Punishment in Puritan Boston, Jun 22, 2015
by FanOfTimeLifeBooks

"Written in 1850 and set in Puritan Boston in the 1600s, The Scarlet Letter tells the story of Hester Prynne and her punishment for committing adultery. The novel develops the themes of sin, punishment, isolation, and redemption. The letter A worn by Hester Prynne means adultery but could also mean able or afflicted depending on how one interprets the book. I liked this story very much but I found the writing style a bit ponderous at times. Still, this is a good historical novel dealing with sin and suffering in a historical context."

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Women's Rights in Puritan Times, Dec 3, 2009
by sarab

"I am not done with the book - I am about half-way through. But I am enjoying this book even though the book is a realistic view of women's rights set during the 1600's America. It is not easy reading but the book has given me topics to review and contemplate."

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Red Letter Book, Nov 19, 2009
by JTucknessB

"I found ?The Scarlet Letter? to be first rate. Well written and descriptive of the period. I?m sorry that it took me so many years to get around to reading it. Most people read it in high school."

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Nice Read, Nov 18, 2008
by torinicole2009

"This is a great classic book. I really enjoyed it when we had to read as a class in highschool my first year. It's great for class discussions."

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Great, Oct 9, 2007
by Selina

"I really loved this book in college. Hester really is a hero readers can admire. She shows more courage and dignity than any of the male characters in the book. Certainly she has flaws, but her strength over shadows them. This story of love and redemption is a classic tale that should be read by everyone."

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