The Scarlet Letter

Tor Classics

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Aerie

0812504836

9780812504835

Mass Market Paperbound

288 Pages

$3.99

CAD5.99

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This edition of The Scarlet Letter includes a Preface, Biographical Note, and Afterword by Keith Neilson.

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Scarlet Letter, The
1The Prison DoorA THRONG OF BEARDED MEN, IN SAD-COLORED GARMENTS and gray, steeple-crowned hats, intermixed with women, some wearing hoods, and others bareheaded, was assembled in front of a wooden edifice, the door of which was heavily timbered with oak and studded with iron spikes.The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might originally project, have invariably recognized it among their earliest practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery, and another portion as the site of a prison. In accordance with
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