The House of Hawthorne by Erika Robuck


The House of Hawthorne by Erika Robuck

From their first meeting, artist Sophia Peabody and writer Nathaniel Hawthorne begin an intense romantic partnership. Together, they cross continents, raise children, and experience all the beauty and tragedy of life fully lived. But Sophia feels a perennial tug-of-war between her family's needs and her own desires. Spanning from the 1830s to the Civil War, and moving from Massachusetts to England, Portugal, and Italy, The House of Hawthorne explores the story of a woman, forgotten by history, who inspired one of the greatest writers of American literature...


Fascinating. The New York Times Book Review

The timeless questions of identity and creative self-expression facing women today are explored in this richly imagined novel of the marriage of Nathaniel and Sophia Hawthorne. Insightful and transportive. Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of Orphan Train

Brings the brooding author and the idealistic artist brilliantly to life. Amy Belding Brown, author of Flight of the Sparrow

About the Author

Erika Robuck is the national bestselling author of Fallen Beauty, Call Me Zelda, Hemingway s Girl, and Receive Me Falling. She is a contributor to the fiction blog Writer Unboxed, and she maintains her own blog, Muse. She is a member of the Hawthorne Society, the Hemingway Society, the Historical Novel Society, and the Edna St. Vincent Millay Society. She lives in Annapolis, Maryland, with her husband and three sons.

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432 pages


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Publication date

23rd May 2016



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