The Scarlet Letter (by Nathaniel Hawthorne) (UNABRIDGED AUDIOBOOK)

The Scarlet Letter (by Nathaniel Hawthorne) (UNABRIDGED AUDIOBOOK)

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Hailed by Henry James as “the finest piece of imaginative writing yet put forth in the country,” Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter reaches to our nation’s historical and moral roots for the material of great tragedy. Set in an early New England colony, the novel shows the terrible impact of a single passionate act on the lives of three people: the fiery, tortured Reverend Dimmesdale; the obsessed, vengeful Chillingworth; and the defiant Hester Prynne, who, unwilling to name her partner in adultery, is condemned to wear a scarlet “A” on the breast of her gown for the remainder of her life. She and her illegitimate daughter become outcasts, forced to live solitary lives—until Hester’s estranged husband arrives and stirs up trouble.

With The Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne became the first American novelist to forge from our Puritan heritage a universal classic—a masterful exploration of humanity’s unending struggle with sin, guilt, and pride.


Download your book directly over Wi-Fi or cellular network and begin listening as soon as the first track downloads. The powered app features an attractive interface with traditional audio controls in addition to sleep timer, bookmarking, and variable track scrubbing.

App Features
• Attractive, easy-to-use interface
• Download audio tracks directly over Wi-Fi and cellular networks for offline listening
• Multitasking for background downloads and background audio controls
• Resume playback functionality
• Remember important parts of the book with bookmarks and notes
• Sleep timer: 5, 10, 15, 30, 45, 60, 90 minutes or when the current track ends
• Variable track scrubbing

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NEW IN 3.0

The same great audio with a completely new and improved app experience. Optimized for the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, version 3.0 uses the beautiful and intuitive audio player.

BOOKMARK NOTES - Write a quick note about the bookmarks you create. Export your saved bookmarks via email.

RATE & REVIEW - Rate and review your books right from the app.

SOCIAL - Use the new share button to post to Facebook, Twitter, or email.

• updated for iOS 8
• optimized for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
• Airplay button
• New book info view
• Improved downloads on slow networks

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