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  • The Scarlet Letterby Nathaniel Hawthorne

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95

    In the puritanical Boston of the 17th Century, a woman gives birth after committing adultery. That woman, Hester Prynne, choses to create a new life for herself in the face of adversity rather than succumb to what is expected of her. She will not name the father. Her decision opens up the tension between religious life and the true grace of God, and... more...

  • The Scarlet Letterby Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99

    With stark power and emotional depth, Hawthorne's masterpiece explores sin, guilt, and redemption in a story of adultery in the early days of the Massachusetts Colony. more...

  • Twice Told Talesby Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Electric Book Company 1999; US$ 4.95

    Nathaniel Hawthorne?s Twice Told Tales is a collection of previously published short stories which reflect the author?s continuing preoccupation with the ethical problems of sin, punishment and atonement. Beautifully written and intriguing pieces, these tales have engrossed readers for generations. more...

  • The House of the Seven Gablesby Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Electric Book Company 1999; US$ 4.95

    An almost operatic plot told in language that has the precision of architecture. Nathaniel Hawthorne's gripping psychological drama concerns the Pyncheon family, a dynasty founded on pious theft, who live for generations under a dead man's curse until their house is finally exorcised by love. more...

  • The Great Stone Face and Other Tales of the White Mountainsby Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Electric Book Company 1999; US$ 4.95

    Published in 1889, this collection of short stories comprises 'The Great Stone Face', 'The Ambitious Guest', 'The Great Carbuncle', and 'Sketches from Memory'. The first three numbers in this collection are tales of the White Hills in New Hampshire. The passages from 'Sketches from Memory' show that Hawthorne had visited the mountains in one of... more...

  • The Whole History of Grandfather's Chairby Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Electric Book Company 1999; US$ 4.95

    Grandfather's Chair (1845) contains delightful tales for children about the history of New England. 'The chair is made to pass from one to another of those personages of whom he thought it most desirable for the young reader to have vivid and familiar ideas, and whose lives and actions would best enable him to give picturesque sketches of the times.... more...

  • Mosses from an Old Manseby Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Electric Book Company 1999; US$ 4.95

    Published in 1846 this book, like its predecessor, Twice-Told Tales , contains stories previously published in magazines. more...

  • The Snow Imageby Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Electric Book Company 1999; US$ 3.95

    A collection of short stories, originally published in 1851. 'Aside from his importance as a novelist, Hawthorne is justly celebrated as a short-story writer. He helped to establish the American short story as a significant art form with his haunting tales of human loneliness, frustration, hypocrisy, eccentricity, and frailty.' -- The Columbia Encyclopedia more...

  • Tanglewood Talesby Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Electric Book Company 1999; US$ 4.95

    In this collection of tales for children Hawthorne retells six famous Greek myths: Circe's Palace, The Dragon's Teeth, The Golden Fleece, The Minotaur, The Pomegranate Seeds, and The Pygmies. The original stories were altered considerably so that they would be suitable for young readers. more...

  • The Merck Druggernautby Fran Hawthorne

    Wiley 2004; US$ 20.95 US$ 14.67

    An in-depth look at big pharma's flagship company The Merck Druggernaut takes readers inside Merck, the world's second most profitable drug company and maker of the world's bestselling drug, Prilosec. Consistently named one of Fortune magazine's Most Admired Companies, Merck struggles to maintain its reputation for being the most ethical of the big... more...