Young Goodman Brown & Other Short Stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne

This collection of short stories delves into the complexities of human nature, morality, and the pervasive influence of sin. The titular story follows a young man's journey into the woods, where he encounters a series of troubling visions that challenge his faith and reveal the potential for evil in every soul. The other tales in the collection similarly explore themes of guilt, redemption, and the often blurred line between reality and illusion, all set against the backdrop of New England and its Puritan heritage. Through allegory and rich symbolism, the stories probe the darker corners of the human experience, questioning the true nature of innocence and the weight of ancestral sins.

The 6171st greatest book of all time


Published
1835
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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