The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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The Marble Faun

Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: 0809595699

Murder and romance, innocence and experience dominate this sinister novel set in mid-19th-century Rome. Three young American artists and their friend, an Italian count, find their lives irrevocably linked when one of them commits a violent crime of passion. Hawthorne's final novel is "must reading" for its symbolic narrative of the Fall of Man.

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