The Great Carbuncle

The Great Carbuncle


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"The Great Carbuncle" is a short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne published in 1835. The Great Carbuncle points out that earthly possessions are not necessary for success and that people should be satisfied with what they have instead of wanting things that are not essential in life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781976465833
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/15/2017
Pages: 28
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.06(d)

About the Author

One of the greatest authors in American literature, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) was a novelist and short story writer born in Salem, Massachusetts. Hawthorne’s best-known books include The House of the Seven Gables and The Scarlet Letter, works marked by a psychological depth and moral insight seldom equaled by other writers.

Date of Birth:

July 4, 1804

Date of Death:

May 19, 1864

Place of Birth:

Salem, Massachusetts

Place of Death:

Plymouth, New Hampshire


Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1824

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