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The House of the Seven Gables

Read 07/03/2018-14/03/2018

Rating: 3 stars

I bought The House of the Seven Gables for £1 from the book shop in the café at Mrs Gaskell’s House… 694 more words

Book Review

Daily Prompt: Grasp

“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne, American novelist


Review- The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne is one I’ve been attempting to read for a while. I got a bit stuck with the introduction and found it really dense, however I didn’t want to skip it since I thought it was an important framing for the story. 338 more words

The Scarlet Letter

I have to say that this was something that translated so well into manga. It worked the way it did.

I enjoyed Hester and her character, that despite all she had went through she still was a decent human being at the end. 240 more words


No gnomon | Nathaniel Hawthorne’s journal entry for March 7th, 1855

March 7th.–J—– and I walked to Tranmere, and passed an old house which I suppose to be Tranmere Hall. Our way to it was up a hollow lane, with a bank and hedge on each side, and with a few thatched stone cottages, centuries old, their ridge-poles crooked and the stones time-worn, scattered along.

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The Boston Massacre


The Boston Massacre

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

This account of the Boston Massacre, the last pin to drop escalated hostilities between colonists and “the lobster-backs” into all-out war. 1,914 more words


Fruitlands and Brook Farm - a closer look

I have two articles I’d like to share with you regarding utopian communities involving the Alcotts.

The first is a list, compiled by Alcott scholar Joel Myerson, of the archives at the Fruitlands Museum. 195 more words

Bronson Alcott