The Scarlet Letter Author:Nathaniel Hawthorne The Puritans thought Hester Pyrnne's crime was unforgivable. She was convicted, imprisoned - and then forced to ear, forever, a public reminder of her sin. The Scarlet Letter. The Letter was unending punishment: it set Hester apart from society, it tormented her days and haunted her soul. — But the Letter haunted others, as well. its mystery t... more »urned Roger Chillingworth from a gentile healer into a man driven by revenge. Its meaning burned into Rev. Arthur Dimmesdal's heart, as deadly as a cancer. Ant its power loomed over the life of Hester's daughter, the uncontrollable child Pearl.
Four people would be destroyed by a tangled web of guilt and secrets, unless one of them had the courage - and love - to reveal the truth of the Scarlet Letter.« less