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The House of the Seven Gables

Nathaniel Hawthorne

The House of the Seven Gables

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Published by The Floating Press in Waiheke Island .
Written in English


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In an old, gloomy New England mansion, a woman opens a shop to support her brother, recently returned from prison. She takes on a border, and a distant relative--a beautiful, lively young woman--comes to live with them as well. The fragile bond between this group is shaken by the secret history of the house and their wealthy cousin who wants to take it from them.

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Living in another section of this large house is the eccentric daguerreotypist Holgrave. The House of the Seven Gables is the central organizing symbol of this novel.

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Matthew Maule A carpenter, and the only grandson of Matthew Maule, the "wizard." He is summoned by Gervayse Pyncheon thirty-seven years after the house is built. He ruinously hypnotizes that .“He had that sense, or inward prophecy,-- which a young man had better never have been born than not to have, and a mature man had better die at once than utterly to relinquish,-- that we are not doomed to creep on forever in the old bad way, but that, this very now, there are harbingers abroad of a golden era, to be accomplished in his own lifetime.”.