The House of the Seven Gables

The House of the Seven Gables

Paperback - 1991
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The sins of one generation are visited upon another in a haunted New England mansion until the arrival of a young woman from the country breathes new air into mouldering lives and rooms. Written shortly after The Scarlet Letter re-addresses the theme of human guilt in a style remarkable in both its descriptive virtuosity and its truly modern mix of fantasy and realism.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
ISBN: 9780192826787
0192826786
Branch Call Number: Fic
Characteristics: xxviii, 328 p. ; 19 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bell, Michael Davitt

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trevordunfordswife
Oct 23, 2015

'Haunted'? 'Cursed'? Good grief. Remember that it was written in 1850 and don't go looking for a thrilling Hallowe'en read here! Quite verbose, as novels of that time were, it takes awhile - a long while, to develop. Not one of my favourites.

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