There was a fire in her and throughout her.Hester Prynne''s husband had been abroad for years, maybe lost at sea
Many men used the opportunity to try to charm her. . . . There was only one Hester couldn''t resist.When Hester''s sin is discovered, the townspeople of Boston force her to wear the scarlet letter as a stamp of shame. But Hester refuses to give up the name of the man she loves. She''ll protect him and their forbidden love-to the very end.Nathaniel Hawthorne''s masterpiece of dark romanticism is one of the most enduring stories about the price of unchecked passion. Beautifully presented for a modern teen audience, this is the must-have edition of a timeless classic.