The Scarlet Letter
Read by Katinka Wolf
The Scarlet Letter is one of the great classics of American literature, Set in the harsh Puritan environment of seventeenth century Boston, it describes the plight of Hester Prynne, an independent-minded woman who stands alone against society. Having given birth to a child after an illicit affair, she refuses to name the father and is forced to wear the letter ‘A’ for Adulteress embroidered on her dress.
Running Time: 2 h 36 m
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ISBN: 978-962-634-392-0 Digital ISBN: 978-962-954-541-3 Cat. no.: NA239212 CD RRP: $17.98 USD Download size: 38 MB BISAC: FIC004000 Released: July 2006
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Katinka Wolf’s voice resonates as if she were reading in a house owned by one of the story’s historic characters, with the slightly cavernous echo lending an earthy and homespun feel to the text. The story of how rote religion and religiosity can betray true faith is penned expertly by Hawthorne. It appears less an attack on Christianity than on those who would take the name but not the responsibility. The abridgment is evenhanded and unforced. This is a story that should be heard more than once as its message may elude many contemporary readers. Wolf’s meticulous performance helps to infuse the theme into the mind’s eye of the listener.
S.M.M., Audiofile Magazine