The controversial American classic
Having been found guilty of adultery, Hester Prynne is forced to wear an embroidered scarlet letter 'A' as a punishment for her sin. While her vengeful husband embarks on a quest to discover the identity of her lover, she is left to face the consequences of her infidelity and find a place for herself and her illegitimate child in the hostile environment of seventeenth-century Puritan Boston.
About the Author
Inspired by the Puritan past of his native New England, Nathaniel Hawthorne became a pivotal figure in the history of American literature, notably with his masterpiece, The Scarlet Letter.
Series: Alma Classics Evergreens
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 29th July 2015
Publisher: Alma Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 13.7 x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1