The Scarlet Letter Author:Nathaniel Hawthorne Nathaniel Hawthorne's masterpiece. The Scarlet Letter, has been captivating readers for centuries. Now you can experience the wonder of Hawthorne's work without ever picking up a book, in this brand new addition to the Digiview Audio Book Series. — In Boston, a Puritan community at the time, a woman named Hester Prynne has been waiting for her ... more »husband to arrive from Englad. When he doesn't, she assumes he is dead and moves on, bearing a child. The town, however, accuses her of adultery and forces her to wear a scarlet "A" on her chest because she won't reveal the child's father.
Chilling and unsettling, Hawthorne's story is a masterwork of social commentary that is as dramatic and relevant today as when it was first written.