The House of the Seven Gables and the Snow Image and Other Twice-Told Tales

The House of the Seven Gables and the Snow Image and Other Twice-Told Tales

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Overview

This book contains a collection of stories written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, including "House of the Seven Gables", "The Snow Image", and many more. The main story of this collection, "The House of the Seven Gables", is a gothic novel about the ancestral home of a New England family that explores themes of guilt, retribution, and atonement. This collection would make for a great addition to any bookshelf, and it is not to be missed by fans and collectors of Hawthorne's work. The chapters of this volume include: "The Old Pyncheon Family", "The Little Shop-Window", "The First Customer", "A Day Behind the Counter", "May and November", "Maule's Well", "The Guest", "The Pyncheon of To-Day", etcetera. Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804 - 1864) was an American novelist and short story writer. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781473351400
Publisher: Read Books Ltd.
Publication date: 09/20/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 646
File size: 957 KB

About the Author

One of the greatest authors in American literature, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) was a novelist and short story writer born in Salem, Massachusetts. Hawthorne’s best-known books include The House of the Seven Gables and The Scarlet Letter, works marked by a psychological depth and moral insight seldom equaled by other writers.

Date of Birth:

July 4, 1804

Date of Death:

May 19, 1864

Place of Birth:

Salem, Massachusetts

Place of Death:

Plymouth, New Hampshire

Education:

Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1824

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