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To Kill A Mocking Bird

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Product Type: Fiction
Vendor: Keny Stationery

Author: Harper Lee
Condition : New

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  • Author : Harper Lee
  • Publisher : Arrow Books Ltd
  • Edition : Special Edition (24 June 2010)
  • Language : English
  • Genre : Fiction
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Harper Lee's timeless masterpiece, "To Kill a Mockingbird," unfolds in the racially charged landscape of the Deep South during the 1930s. At the heart of the novel is a lawyer's poignant advice to his children as he defends a black man unjustly accused of raping a white girl, embodying the symbolic "mockingbird."

Through the perceptive eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Lee navigates the complexities of adult attitudes towards race and class with exuberant humor. The narrative encapsulates the irrationalities of a town steeped in prejudice, violence, and hypocrisy. As the lawyer confronts the profound struggle for justice, the conscience of the community is stirred, challenging the ingrained norms.

Lee's narrative prowess captures the essence of the Deep South's social fabric, unraveling the intricacies of a town grappling with its own historical weight. The central metaphor of the mockingbird, innocent and harmless, underscores the novel's exploration of moral complexities and the consequences of challenging societal norms. The story becomes a poignant reflection on the human capacity for empathy, resilience, and the inherent struggle against ingrained biases.

As the legal drama unfolds, the novel delicately weaves together themes of racial injustice, moral growth, and societal transformation. "To Kill a Mockingbird" remains a literary classic that transcends time, resonating with readers as it dissects the human condition, unveiling the consequences of confronting the deeply entrenched prejudices of a bygone era. Harper Lee's narrative masterpiece continues to be a powerful and thought-provoking exploration of justice, compassion, and the enduring impact of history on the human conscience.

 From the Back Cover

'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.'

A lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic novel - a black man falsely charged with the rape of a white girl. 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 1930s.

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.

'Someone rare has written this very fine novel, a writer with the liveliest sense of life and warmest, most authentic humour. A touching book, and so funny, so likeable.'                 -Truman Capote

About the Author

Harper Lee:

Harper Lee was born in 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. She attended Huntingdon College and studied law at the University of Alabama. She is the author of the acclaimed To Kill a Mockingbird, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and numerous other literary awards and honours. She died on 19 February 2016.