Title: To Kill a Mockingbird
Authors: Lee, Harper
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 290
Year: 1960
Language: English
Description: The lawyer's story, as told by his daughter, portrays the best and worst of life in the US South during the Depression. It tells of Atticus' attempt to defend a black man accused of the rape of a white girl in the Deep South. Considered an American classic. Pulitzer Prize winner.

Comments from Groups:

Although this was a re-read for a number of the members, all enjoyed it. The depiction of small town America, its attitudes and mores was well done. Leithfield 001

40 years on, a second reading for most of us and we were enthralled by this book! Our most lively discussion yet and we covered it all - life in small town, racism, parenting, the legal system, gun laws... A superb book with great characters, especially Atticus and the children. Cromwell 003

We all thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated revisiting this extraordinary novel. The author's style of writing was engaging and the very serious social issues she tackled are sadly as relevant today as when the book was published. Palmerston Nth 006

This book deserves its classic status - multilayered, insightful, gripping plot. Great characterisation. Highly recommended. Palmerston Nth 025

The book received the highest score of any book that we have read! Greytown 003

Excellent book. 'Superb wordsmithing'. Whangarei 016

Categories: Fiction, Classic, Award Winner, Culture/Ethnic/Racial, Social commentary/perspectives, USA, What's Hot, Blind Foundation book


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By: CHCH 378 2018-12-10 11:58:13
Easy to understand why this book is a classic. Superb - we all loved it.

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