The Scarlet Letter
The story begins in seventeenth-century Salem, Massachusetts, then a Puritan settlement. A young woman, Hester Prynne, is led from the town prison with her infant daughter, Pearl, in her arms and the scarlet letter “A” on her breast. The scarlet letter “A” represents the act of adultery that she has committed; it is to be a symbol of her sin for all to see. She will not reveal her lover’s identity, however, and the scarlet letter, along with her public shaming, is her punishment for her sin and her secrecy. (Summary adapted from Wikipedia)
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April 04, 2014
Excellent story regarding bigotry and prejudice that is carried out by the very people who have left England for the New World in order to leave such acts and thoughts behind.
February 25, 2013
The book is it fun
Deedra Allen Rowe
December 28, 2012
I loved this book and listening to it read only made it better! The story has so much meaning . I think what happened to Hester and her child shows the evil of radical religion, no matter the faith.
August 07, 2012
Huge disappointment. An American classic read by a bored Englishman - i gave up after chapter 3.
August 03, 2012
The book is great. Some of the readers are awful!
March 19, 2012
November 30, 2011
This might be a really good book, if the person who is reading it would actually get into it a little. The one tone voice and not getting into the book at all makes it really hard to listen to...
November 14, 2011
You can't understand the readers very well or they have no emotion which makes it hard to listen to.
November 03, 2011
I could not really tell when the reader started to read... It had me really confused. I dis not like it at all
October 17, 2011
August 06, 2011
Not fond of the reader at all!!! Couldn't make it past the first chapter.
June 01, 2011