Editions of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
To Kill a Mockingbird (Paperback)
A touching book; and so funny, so likeable" - Truman Capote. Her masterpiece, To Kill a Mockingbird , was published in and its nuanced yet robust denunciation of small town racism has entered American cultural life as few other novels have done. We had to study this for English, and although that tends to suck the fun out of any book, it didn't for this.
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Harper Lee's new novel Go Set a Watchman is a bolt from the blue
Through the young eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores with exuberant humour the irrationality of adult attitudes to race and class in the Deep South of the thirties. The conscience of a town steeped in prejudice, violence and hypocrisy is pricked by the stamina of one man's struggle for justice. But the weight of history will only tolerate so much-. A touching book; and so funny, so likeable". Harper Lee was born in in Monroeville, Alabama. She attended Huntington College and studied law at the University of Alabama.
Atticus Finch gives this advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of this classic novel - a black man charged with attacking a white girl. Through the eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Lee explores the issues of race and class in the Deep South of the s with compassion and humour. She also creates one of the great heroes of literature in their father, whose lone struggle for justice pricks the conscience of a town steeped in prejudice and hypocrisy. A touching book; and so funny, so likeable". Harper Lee was born in in Monroeville, Alabama. She attended Huntington College and studied law at the University of Alabama. She is the author of the acclaimed novels To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and numerous other literary awards and honours.