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The House of the Seven Gables
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Brilliance Audio
Publication date December 1, 2002
Binding Cassette/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781590862995
ISBN-10 1590862996
Dimensions 2.50 by 4.25 by 7 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $29.95
Other format details audio
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Summary
The curse of Mathew Maule descends on seven generations of the inhabitants of an old New England house.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

From the author of The Scarlet Letter comes a landmark of American literature, an embodiment of the greed which can compel people to treacherous actions.

Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables is a study of guilt and renewal from generation to generation. At the time of the Salem witch trials, the patriarch of the Pyncheon family finds himself so covetous of his neighbor’s property that he is led to sinister deeds, turning the community against his neighbor who is ultimately hanged for witchcraft. Though his plot to acquire the land is successful, the dying man's curse on the Pyncheon family comes true generation upon generation. That is, until six generations later when the long-hidden truth is revealed….

This novel is part of Brilliance Audio's extensive Classic Collection, bringing you timeless masterpieces that you and your family are sure to love.



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