Hester Prynne has conceived a child out of wedlock, receiving a public punishment of having to wear a scarlet "A" on her clothing. Despite Hester's attempts through the years to distance herself from her past and repent for her sins, she continues to be rejected by society. Explore Nathaniel Hawthorne's dark world of guilt and redemption in Puritanical New England in this indispensable classic for every home library.
By Nathaniel Hawthorne. Clothbound with elastic closure. 244 pages. Published by Race Point, 2015.