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The house of the seven gables : a romance  Cover Image Book Book

The house of the seven gables : a romance

Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1804-1864 (author.). Frampton, David, (illustrator.). James, Henry, 1843-1916 (author of afterword.).

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780895772190
  • ISBN: 0895772191
  • Physical Description: 287 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Reader's Digest edition.
  • Publisher: Pleasantville, New York : Reader's Digest Association, [1985]
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    • Most Copies: 2 / 5.0

Contents / Notes

General Note: "This Reader's Digest edition contains the complete text of Nathaniel Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables, first published in 1851" -- Title page verso.
Formatted Contents Note: The old Pyncheon family -- The little shop window -- The first customer -- A day behind the counter -- May and November -- Maule's well -- The guest -- The Pyncheon of today -- Clifford and Phoebe -- The Pyncheon garden -- The arched window -- The daguerreotypist -- Alice Pyncheon -- Phoebe's good-bye -- The scowl and smile -- Clifford's chamber -- The flight of two owls -- Governor Pyncheon -- Alice's posies -- The flower of Eden -- The departure -- Afterword.
Summary, etc.: The ancient mansion of the story is cursed with a hidden secret. When its two frail and aged inhabitants Hepzibah and Clifford Pyncheon are joined by their vivacious young cousin Phoebe, the mystery looks set to be resolved.
Subject: Haunted houses Fiction
Salem (Mass.) Fiction
Domestic fiction
Domestic fiction
Haunted houses
Massachusetts Salem
Genre: Occult fiction.
Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Paranormal fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Paranormal fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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