The House of the Seven Gables

The House of the Seven Gables

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by NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
     
 

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The House of the Seven Gables is a Gothic novel written in 1851 by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne and published the same year by Ticknor and Fields of Boston. Hawthorne explores themes of guilt, retribution, and atonement in a New England family and colors the tale with suggestions of the supernatural and witchcraft. The story was inspired by a gabled house in… See more details below

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The House of the Seven Gables is a Gothic novel written in 1851 by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne and published the same year by Ticknor and Fields of Boston. Hawthorne explores themes of guilt, retribution, and atonement in a New England family and colors the tale with suggestions of the supernatural and witchcraft. The story was inspired by a gabled house in Salem belonging to Hawthorne's cousin Susanna Ingersoll and by those of Hawthorne's ancestors who played a part in the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. The House of the Seven Gables has been adapted several times to film and television.

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ISBN-13:
2940015672404
Publisher:
Smashbooks
Publication date:
12/26/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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