The Scarlet Letter

  • by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Narrated by Sherman Allen
  • 0 hrs and 54 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Hester Prynne, a social outcast, defies the narrow Boston Puritans' call for her head when she refuses to disclose the name of the father of her out-of-wedlock baby. Forced to wear the "A" for Adultery on her chest, Hester bears it as a badge of honor and snubs her nose at hypocrisy.

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I bought this without noticing that it was abridged. Never one to read abridged works, I find listening to this did nothing to enlighten me as to why anyone else would choose to do so. I'll move on to the real thing. . . .
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- E. Pearson

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-13-2008
  • Publisher: Listener's Digest Inc.