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The House of the Seven Gables

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A tale of an evil house, cursed through the centuries by a man who was hanged for witchcraft, haunted by ghosts of its dead and the terror of its living. Nathanial Hawthorne's works are imbued with a mixture of actual and imaginary and this is an enduring example. The puritanical Jaffrey Pyncheon is the embodiment of Hawthorne's own ancestor, a judge at the Salem witch trials.
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A tale of an evil house, cursed through the centuries by a man who was hanged for witchcraft, haunted by ghosts of its dead and the terror of its living. Nathanial Hawthorne's works are imbued with a mixture of actual and imaginary and this is an enduring example. The puritanical Jaffrey Pyncheon is the embodiment of Hawthorne's own ancestor, a judge at the Salem witch trials.
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Paperback (336 pages)
Published: January 9, 2001
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Imprint: Modern Library
ISBN: 9780375756870
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  • Half-way down a by-street of one of our New England towns, stands a rusty wooden house, - with seven acutely peaked gables facing towards varioius points of the compass, and a ahuge,...

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