So that peaked my interest as I think MB is likely the best American novel ever written.
Hester remains strong and kind throughout her life despite others' cruelty to her, and her love for Dimmesdale and Pearl is what gives her that strength.
I read this book in high school - nearly 20 years ago now - and I have yet to forget the storyline.
I had to buy this for one of my English classes, and it is a great American literature classic. It is quite a difficult read, but during lectures, I was able to understand the... Read morePublished 17 days ago by Andy Li
pretty good reading, with this book, I would recommend thinking about the time period [Pilgrims] and actually be part of the book. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Heather Goliber
Completely bad!! Writing on almost every page! Terrible !!! Worded book I have ever received on AmazonPublished 2 months ago by Alison D Nelson
When people think of a "scarlet letter," we immediate think of a person outwardly branded for something they have done. Read morePublished 4 months ago by E. A Solinas
I haven't read the book yet, but I had never bought a book off of amazon before. This book is for an English class,
so I wasn't very worried about quality. Read more
bought for a sibling as a course requirement. she read the required chapters for class, but I found her reading the entire thing. when I read it remember enjoying the great story. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Manuel Gomez
Hester Prynne is a young woman who has committed adultery. As punishment for what her Puritan religion considers being a crime, Hester is branded with the letter `A'. Read morePublished on October 17, 2006
I don't understand why this novel has such a low customer rating, except that I can see how many would find the subject matter and elevated writing style extremely difficult and... Read morePublished on July 10, 2006 by trypanophobic34
It is not as much about adultery as it is about the corruption of unconfessed and unforgiven sin. Adultery is simply a vehicle for the author to deliver the underlying message and... Read morePublished on March 14, 2006 by M. Galishoff