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To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird

By Harper Lee

  • Release Date: 2014-07-08
  • Genre: Classics
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 5,107 Ratings

Description

Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South—and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred.

One of the most cherished stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated into more than forty languages, sold more than forty million copies worldwide, served as the basis for an enormously popular motion picture, and was voted one of the best novels of the twentieth century by librarians across the country. A gripping, heart-wrenching, and wholly remarkable tale of coming-of-age in a South poisoned by virulent prejudice, it views a world of great beauty and savage inequities through the eyes of a young girl, as her father—a crusading local lawyer—risks everything to defend a black man unjustly accused of a terrible crime.

Reviews

  • Awesome literature

    5
    By S.Pink
    Since I was not raised in the USA, I had not read it. It was not a book required in grade school. Book Bub offered it as a special. I said to myself, why not? Started to read it and was hooked. Can’t wait to see the movie.
  • Loved it

    5
    By Justakidwholovesgames
    This is such an amazing book. I have seen even the laziest students who hate to read pick up this book and get into it. Everyday in class we would just talk and talk about this book so much so that the teacher didn’t even have to start the discussion. It was amazing. Of course, being Black, it was rascist but you have to understand that if it wasn’t then it wouldn’t have the same impact. So for those who say “oh she’s offensive and racist and blah blah blah” you need to understand that this books’s main theme is oppressiveness and racism in the 30s. To Kill A Mockingbird isn’t To Kill A Mockingbird( where a white lawyer defends a Black man accused of raping a white woman in the 30s told through the perspective of a white child) without the racism. It wouldn’t make sense. If you aren’t comfortable reading books where they talk about time periods where there is racism and segregation and other things then this book is not for you. If you like history and books about lawyers ( maybe even John Grisham fans) then this book is definetly for you. You will not be bored.
  • I now know why it is a classic.

    4
    By Zxhajshh
    I now know why it is a classic.
  • Very well written

    5
    By Utilizar3
    It’s a classic and I can definitely see why. It’s a very well written book and the characters have depth and were written with care. The ending was definitely my favorite part as Scout got what she wanted.
  • Favorite

    5
    By Crickpatterson
    One of my favorite books of all time and love the movie just as much!
  • Remarkable

    5
    By Running man77
    This book taught me so much. The characters are full of depth and the storyline is incredible.
  • VERY HELPFUL

    5
    By LED llama
    the mocking birds didn't stand a chance!
  • erm..

    2
    By Dannyjfkwjfskkfkskdk
    a white woman writing the n word is crazzzyyy
  • To Kill a Mockingbird

    5
    By JimmyJam1985
    A very good book to start and never put down until the last word, that’s what I did. I saw the movie years ago but it paled in comparison to the novel itself.
  • A glimpse of Southern history

    5
    By JanixD
    It may be fiction but all the circumstances feel real. A glimpse of the south in the 1930s.Scout is a feisty heroine who notices all and her family is sympathetic as well as powerful in Maycomb.Tense and sensitive end.

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