Nathaniel Hawthorne's greatest novel, a stark tale of guilt, repression and adultery in a Puritan Massachusetts colony, was hailed by Henry James as, "the finest piece of imaginative writing yet put forth in the country."
The novel traces the impact of a single, scandalous act on the lives of three community members: the tragic, defiant Hester Prynne, the tortured Reverend Dimmesdale and the vengeful Chillingsworth. A philosophical exploration of man's struggle with guilt, sin, and pride, Hawthorne's masterpiece remains a cornerstone of American literature.
Public Domain (P)1995, 2016 Dove Audio, Phoenix Books
The audio of this book is not the best quality. Listening in the car, we had to turn it up quite a bit which produced feedback. I'd consider another version if I was to purchase again.
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