The House of the Seven Gables
by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Publisher: E.P. Dutton 1907
Number of pages: 344
Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne, published in 1851. Set in mid-19th-century Salem, Mass., the work is a somber study in hereditary sin based on the legend of a curse pronounced on Hawthorne's own family by a woman condemned to death during the infamous Salem witchcraft trials. The greed and arrogant pride of the novel's Pyncheon family through the generations is mirrored in the gloomy decay of their seven-gabled mansion, in which the family's enfeebled and impoverished relations live.
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by Nathaniel Hawthorne - J.R. Osgood and company
America's first psychological novel, a dark tale of love, crime, and revenge set in colonial New England. Timeless tale of passion and revenge, guilt and grace, sin and redemption. It cemented Hawthorne's reputation as America's greatest writer.
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One of Nathaniel Hawthorne's later works, a thought-provoking tale of murder most foul. One of a series of the author's works that grapple with themes of immortality, written shortly before Hawthorne himself succumbed to a mysterious illness.
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Murder and romance, innocence and experience dominate this sinister novel set in 19th-century Rome. Three young artists and their friend, an Italian count, find their lives irrevocably linked when one of them commits a violent crime of passion.