The House of the Seven Gables - Nathaniel Hawthorne

The House of the Seven Gables

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Book Summary

This enduring novel of crime and retribution vividly reflects the social and moral values of New England in the 1840s. Nathaniel Hawthornes gripping psychological drama concerns the Pyncheon family, a dynasty founded on pious theft, who live for generations under a dead mans curse until their house is finally exorcised by love. Hawthorne, by birth and education, was inst