Four of the most popular and most studied novels in one economical volume.
Shining examples of American literature at its best, these four novels explore timeless themes—adventure, war, sex, and morality—through compelling narratives. An adulteress, a runaway boy, a terrified soldier, and a maltreated sailor—the heroes of these novels have become a part of popular culture. This indispensable volume includes…The Scarlet Letter
by Nathaniel HawthorneAdventures of Huckleberry Finn
by Mark TwainThe Red Badge of Courage
by Stephen CraneBilly Budd
by Herman Melville
With an Introduction by Sandra Newman