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Birthmark, the (1843) [Short Story]
by Nathaniel Hawthorne Rating: Weighted - 7.4 / Average - 7.3 of 10 (3 votes) (Rate!)
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A man of science is appalled by a birthmark in the shape of a small hand on his wife's cheek, which becomes for him a symbol of her mortality and earthly imperfection. He resolves to remove it by his arts, but the mark is more deeply ingrained in her than he imagined.

First published in The Pioneer, March 1843.

Original title: The Birth-mark
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyDark Fantasy
FictionHorrorMedical Horror & Evil Science
FictionFantasyLiterary Fantasy

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Mosses from an Old Manse (1846) [Collection]
      Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
     Collection of Short Stories, a (1913) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , Rudyard Kipling , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Björnstjerne Björnson , Robert Louis Stevenson , Guy de Maupassant , Frank R. Stockton
     Scarlet Letter and Other Writings, the (1988) [Collection]
      Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne

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