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About the Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne was a 19th century American novelist and short story writer. He is seen as a key figure in the development of American literature for his tales of the nation's colonial history.

Shortly after graduating from Bowdoin College, Hathorne changed his name to Hawthorne. Hawthorne anonymously published his first work, a novel titled Fanshawe, in 1828. In 1837, he published Twice-Told Tales and became engaged to Sophia Peabody the next year. He worked at a Custom House and joined a Transcendentalist Utopian community, before marrying Peabody in 1842. The couple moved to The Old Manse in Concord, Massachusetts, later moving to Salem, the Berkshires, then to The Wayside in Concord. The Scarlet Letter was published in 1850, followed by a succession of other novels. A political appointment took Hawthorne and family to Europe before returning to The Wayside in 1860. Hawthorne died on May 19, 1864, leaving behind his wife and their three children.

Much of Hawthorne's writing centers around New England and many feature moral allegories with a Puritan inspiration. His work is considered part of the Romantic movement and includes novels, short stories, and a biography of his friend, the United States President Franklin Pierce.


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Paperback, Published in Aug 2008 by Gallaher Press

ISBN10: 1443713538 | ISBN13: 9781443713535

Page count: 350

This volume contains the final collection of stories published by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The main story in this compendium, "The Snow Image," is a magical children s tale of a brother and sister who make a new playmate out of snow. This collection would make for a great addition to any bookshelf, and it is not to be missed by fans and collectors of Hawthorne s marvellous work. The chapters of this volume include: The Snow Image: A Childish Miracle, The Great Stone Face, Main Street, Ethan Brand, A Bell s Biography, Sylph Etherege, The Canterbury Pilgrims, Old News, The Man of Adamant: An Apologue, and more. Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804 - 1864) was an American novelist and short story writer. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author."

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