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DetailsRoger Chillingworth, an aging scholar, returns to Puritan Boston and finds a crowd gathered to witness an official punishment. He spots a young woman holding a baby, whom he recognises as his wife, Hester Prynne, standing on the platform.Hester has been found guilty of the most sinful act. She refuses to reveal the father of her child and so, is ordered to wear the scarlet letter A for the rest of her life as a mark of shame.Hester accepts her punishment and struggles to create a new life for her daughter Pearl.For the next seven years, she endures the accusing stares of the society, but holds her head high through the trials and tribulations. Reverend Dimmesdale, Hesters pastor is the only person,who empathises with her. Meanwhile, Roger Chillingworth is full of vengeance and determined to exact revenge from Hesters lover.The Scarlet Letter tells the tale of Roger Chillingworth, Hester Prynneand Arthur Dimmesdale as they struggle with their internal conflicts in the morally rigid 17th century society.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Author Nathaniel Hawthorne (18041864) is best known for his novels 'The Scarlet Letter' and 'The House of Seven Gables,' and also wrote many short stories. Nathaniel Hawthorne's short stories include "My Kinsman, Major Molineux" (1832), "Roger Malvin's Burial" (1832), "Young Goodman Brown" (1835), and the collection Twice-Told Tales.
SKU Code PRK B 5021 Weight in Kg 0.3000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9789385031656 Author Name NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE Publisher Name OM BOOKS INTERNATIONAL