The Scarlet Letter: Manga Classics by Nathaniel HawthorneThe Scarlet Letter: Manga Classics by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Scarlet Letter: Manga Classics

byNathaniel HawthorneAdapterCrystal S. ChanBy (artist)Sunneko Lee

Paperback | March 11, 2015

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Nathaniel Hawthorne's powerful tale of forbidden love, shame and revenge comes to life in Manga Classics: The Scarlet Letter. When Hester Prynne bears an illegitimate child she is introduced to the ugliness, complexity, and ultimately the strength of the human spirit. Though set in a Puritan community during the Colonial American period, the moral dilemmas of personal responsibility and consuming emotions of guilt, anger, loyalty and revenge are timeless. This beautiful manga retelling of Hawthorn's classic American novel is faithfully adapted by Crystal S. Chan and features stunning artwork by SunNeko Lee which will give old and new readers alike a fresh insight into this tragic saga of Puritan America.
Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist, Dark Romantic, and short story writer. Much of Hawthorne's writing centers on New England, many works featuring moral allegories with a Puritan inspiration. His fiction works are considered part of the Romantic movement and, more specifically, Dark romanticism. His themes often center on t...
Title:The Scarlet Letter: Manga ClassicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:350 pages, 8.25 × 5.75 × 1.03 inPublished:March 11, 2015Publisher:Udon EntertainmentLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927925339

ISBN - 13:9781927925331


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great adaptation! I would never regret buying this! The illustrations are so indescribably creative with the background b & w and the letter red, and this is even better than Pride & Prejudice and Les Miserables. If you like them, read this!
Date published: 2015-04-27

Editorial Reviews

I can say that it made me want to pick up The Scarlet Letter and actually give it a second chance. This manga was a super quick read, but one that was emotional and intriguing. I couldn't put it down until I was done! " -"