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It remains a classic
on October 11, 2017
I actually bought two Scarlet Letters--one in this paperback edition for my wife to read; the second on Kindle, which I read. The Scarlet Letter is one of those books that you read in high school (as I did back in high school in 57 to 61). Then you tend to forget how good it was. The book was actually a national best seller--in 1851.
It remains an interesting story about the choices that people make--including silence---and the consequences of those choices. I bought the book(s) because our book club wanted to read a "classic" and this novel definitely is one. It's not terribly long and is well worth the reader's time.