Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist and short story writer. His works featuring moral allegories with a Puritan inspiration. His fiction works are considered part of the Romantic movement and, more specifically, dark romanticism. His themes often center on the inherent evil and sin of humanity, and his works often have moral messages and deep psychological complexity. ‘The Blithedale Romance’ is one of the most famous novels by Nathaniel Hawthorne that was initially published in 1879. The story takes place in Blithedale, a utopian colony and goes round Miles Coverdale, a freedom fighter and a rebel.