The story of Hester Prynne--found out in adultery, pilloried by her Puritan community, and abandoned, in different ways, by both her partner in sin and her vengeance-seeking husband--possesses a reality heightened by Hawthorne''s pure human sympathy and his unmixed devotion to his supposedly fallen but fundamentally innocent heroine. The Scarlet Letter rightly deserves its stature as the first great novel written by an American, a work of moral force and narrative power that announced an..
«The Scarlet Letter: A Romance» is considered to be Hawthorne''s «masterwork». Set in 17th-century Puritan Boston, it tells the story of Hester Prynne, who conceives a daughter..В корзину Подробнее
A newly rejacketed edition of the 2011 Romantic Novel of the Year, from the bestselling author of Me Before You. When journalist Ellie looks through her newspaper''s archives for..В корзину Описание