Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A first novel, this is also a first person account of Scout's (Jean Louise) recall of the years that led to the ending of a mystery, the breaking of her brother Jem's elbow, the death of her father's enemy — and the close of childhood years. A widower, Atticus raises his children with legal dispassion and paternal intelligence, and is ably abetted by Calpurnia, the colored cook, while the Alabama ... Read full review

Review: To Kill a Mockingbird

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This powerful work by Harper Lee has left many people wondering why no other book by this writer followed it. Perhaps she said all she had to say; perhaps she didn't want to disappoint us after the reception this book received. This classic story is set in the South and told through the eyes of a young girl a real tomboy named Scout. Set in a time of discrimination, she sees her community involved ... Read full review

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To Kill A Mockingbird

User Review  - Yorkshire Nanna - Tesco

I bought this book, for my granddaughter, after purchasing the newly-published Harper Lee "Go Set A Watchman" book for her, which follows the characters in "To Kill A Mockingbird" in their later lives ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Lindsay_W - LibraryThing

I re-read Mockingbird in preparation for the release of Watchman. The book certainly remains relevant 50 years on, and provides some historical context for recent events and the persistence of racist ... Read full review

Brilliant Book!

User Review  - bchristine - Tesco

I read this book 28 years ago. I never re-read books but made an exception with this and am so glad I have. Read full review

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