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HAWTHORNE, N.: House of the Seven Gables (The) (Abridged)


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HAWTHORNE, N.: House of the Seven Gables (The) (Abridged)

‘To inherit a great fortune. To inherit a great misfortune.’ These words, from Nathaniel Hawthorne’s notebook, neatly encapsulate the theme of The House of the Seven Gables—that of a family whose fortunes are poisoned by its past misdeeds. The sins of the Pyncheon father are visited upon his children over a period of several generations, until such time as one of his descendants unites with a member of the family he has wronged. Love conquers hate, and new blood washes away the original crime. This intriguing and insightful novel truly deserves its significant place in the canon of American literature.

Disc 1

  The House Of The Seven Gables
1.   The House is built 00:08:30
2.   Death pays a call 00:08:53
3.   The descendants of Colonel Pyncheon 00:10:49
4.   Miss Hepzibah sets up shop 00:26:45
5.   Judge Pyncheon and Uncle Venner 00:13:39
6.   Cousin Phoebe comes to stay 00:10:40

Disc 2

  The House Of The Seven Gables
1.   Cousin Phoebe comes to stay (cont.) 00:05:57
2.   Mr. Holgrave introduces himself 00:14:23
3.   The return of Clifford 00:08:35
4.   A cold welcome for the Judge 00:10:15
5.   Clifford’s confusion 00:11:10
6.   The Daguerrotypist as observer 00:06:09
7.   The story of Alice Pyncheon 00:22:01

Disc 3

  The House Of The Seven Gables
1.   A moonlight conversation 00:09:13
2.   Phoebe takes her leave 00:05:05
3.   Cousin Jaffrey states his terms 00:17:23
4.   A journey by train 00:08:28
5.   ‘Rise up, Judge Pyncheon!’ 00:06:18
6.   Nobody home in Pyncheon Street 00:05:30
7.   The hour of terror and bliss 00:13:29
8.   The secret inheritance 00:13:51

Total Playing Time: 03:57:03

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Marinker, Peter

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Catalogue No: NA338112

Barcode: 9789626343814

Physical Release: 08/2006

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