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THE SCARLET LETTER (Completed)

Authors: NathanielHawthorne

Genre: Classics

Update: 24-11-2017

Status: Completed

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The Scarlet Letter: A Romance is an 1850 novel in a historical setting, written by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne.
The book is considered to be his "masterwork". Set in 17th-century Puritan Massachusetts Bay Colony, 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.