Publisher's Synopsis

The story of Hester Prynne, taken in adultery, arraigned by her puritan community and abandoned by her husband and her lover. Combining moral force, austere beauty and psychology, it is a narrative which provides the framework for the author's reflections on the metaphysics of good and evil.

Book information

ISBN: 9781857151251
Publisher: Everyman
Imprint: Everyman
Pub date:
DEWEY: 813.3
DEWEY edition: 20
Language: English
Number of pages: 273
Weight: 450g
Height: 214mm
Width: 135mm
Spine width: 24mm