The House of the Seven Gables Summary
Nathaniel Hawthorne

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The House of the Seven Gables Overview

Nathaniel Hawthorne's gothic novel, The House Of The Seven Gables, tells the story of the seemingly cursed Pyncheon family and the gloomy house they inhabit. The Pyncheon's generations-long struggle with the Maule family over the ancestral home is deeply layered with supernatural elements, witchcraft, secret panels, curses, and romance. The story also incorporates themes of appearance vs. reality, and the oppressiveness of the past.

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