There was a fire in her and throughout her.

Hester Prynne’s husband had been abroad for years, maybe lost at sea. Many men used the opportunity to try to charm her. . . . There was only one Hester couldn’t resist.

When Hester’s sin is discovered, the townspeople of Boston force her to wear the scarlet letter as a stamp of shame. But Hester refuses to give up the name of the man she loves. She’ll protect him and their forbidden love—to the very end.

Nathaniel Hawthorne’s masterpiece of dark romanticism is one of the most enduring stories about the price of unchecked passion. Beautifully presented for a modern teen audience, this is the must-have edition of a timeless classic.

Topics: Dark, Morality, Adultery, Love, Psychological, Colonial Period, Sexuality, Boston, Puritans, Allegory, Symbolism, Dark Romanticism, Tragic, Allegorical, Scandal, and Guilt

Published: HarperTeen an imprint of HarperCollins on
ISBN: 9780062066039
List price: $8.99
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