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The House of the Seven Gables (Illustrated) - Nathaniel Hawthorne
The House of the Seven Gables (Illustrated)
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In an old, gloomy New England mansion, a woman opens a shop to support her brother, recently returned from prison. She takes on a boarder, and a distant relative--a beautiful, lively young woman--comes to live with them as well. The fragile bond between this group is shaken by the secret history... show more
In an old, gloomy New England mansion, a woman opens a shop to support her brother, recently returned from prison. She takes on a boarder, and a distant relative--a beautiful, lively young woman--comes to live with them as well. The fragile bond between this group is shaken by the secret history of the house and their wealthy cousin who wants to take it from them. It is a pleasure to publish this new, high quality, and affordable edition of this timeless story.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B00EJ1NKXA
Publisher: Petra Books
Pages no: 280
Edition language: English
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
1.0 House of the Seven Gables
Please note that I gave this book half a star and rounded it to 1 star on Goodreads.Bah. Bah a thousand times. I have no idea why I started reading this. I think for the Halloween Book Bingo and I ended up switching it out. This thing was painful to read. I don't even know what to tell you besides i...
ELK's Library
ELK's Library rated it
3.0 The House of the Seven Gables
I picked up this book because I was visiting the house the story was based on. Sadly, the tour of the house was a lot more interesting than the story. It started out great, the history behind the house and Colonel Pyncheon's death drew me in, which is why I settled on 3 stars. Hawthorne wrote a good...
Lora's Rants and Reviews
Lora's Rants and Reviews rated it
3.0 The House of Seven Gables
by Nathaniel Hawthorne Another Classic ticked off my list. This one was written in 1851 and very definitely has the tone of that era of writing. Very verbose and slow moving, with no real interaction between characters. The story is more about the house than the people, though it tells the story...
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well rated it
4.0 The House of the Seven Gables (Oxford World's Classics)
This was a real treat after the slog I had with Tristram Shandy. The story was familiar, I'd read a comic serialization of it - in Boys' Life? - somewhere and was always curious how it really went. A looming ancestral house on cursed ground and a family whose every generation must carry the guilt of...
Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
4.0 Have you ever been to Salem?
Several years ago, I went on a trip to Salem, Massachusetts and right as we were getting on the airplane my best friend's mom gave me a copy of The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne. You might be completely confused about why this would be the best reading material for a quick airplan...
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