The eBook “Great Stone Face” is an electronic version of Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story written in 1889. The work initially appeared in the “Great Stone Face and Other Tales of the White Mountains”.
Nathaniel Hawthorne is a famous American novelist and short story writer born in the city of Salem Massachusetts. His forefathers include John Hathorne a judge that was made famous during Salem witch trials.
Aside from “The Great Stone Face”, Nathaniel Hawthorne is famous for his novel “The Scarlet Letter” which was even made into a movie in Hollywood.
His works focus on moral allegories that have Puritan inspirations. His works form part of the Romantic period. “The Great Stone Face” is a popular nickname which was also used by famous people like Buster Keaton, Keanu Reeves, Ed Sullivan and the Old Man of the Mountain which is a rock formation in New Hampshire that collapsed in 2003.