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By John Updike

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during this antic riff on Hawthorne’s Scarlet Letter, the Reverend Tom Marshfield, a latter-day Arthur Dimmesdale, is distributed west from his Midwestern parish in sexual shame. At a barren region retreat devoted to leisure, game, and non secular renewal, this fortyish serial fornicator is needed to maintain a magazine whose thirty-one weekly entries represent the publication you presently carry on your hand. In his splendidly overwrought kind he lays naked his soul and his past—his marriage to the daughter of his ethics professor, his affair along with his organist, his antipathetic conversations along with his senile father and his bisexual curate, his golfing ratings, his poker arms, his Biblical exegeses, and his smoldering hope for the directress of the retreat, the impregnable Ms. Prynne. A testomony for our times.

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