To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Academy Award-winning film, also a classic. Compassionate, dramatic, and deepl The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill...

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Title:To Kill a Mockingbird
Author:Harper Lee
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Genres:Classics
ISBN:To Kill a Mockingbird
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:324 pages pages

To Kill a Mockingbird Reviews

  • Mona
    Jul 25, 2007
    I read this book a long time ago, when I was ten years old. I remembered nothing from it except thinking it was really, really good. And here I am, thirteen years later. I picked it up again because I was curious about what my reaction would be to it now. The book follows three year...
  • Meghan
    Oct 14, 2008
    If I could give this no stars, I would. This is possibly one of my least favorite books in the world, one that I would happily take off of shelves and stow in dark corners where no one would ever have to read it again. I think that To Kill A Mockingbird has such a prominent place in...
  • Rishi
    Aug 05, 2007
    A friend of mine once commented that To Kill a Mockingbird was the most racist book he'd ever read. I agree with him. Now, I know this book is drawn from the author's true experiences, but she choose to write a novel and thus I will judge it as a novel. With it's irrevocable integra...
  • Kim
    Mar 11, 2008
    Why is it when I pick up To Kill A Mockingbird , I am instantly visited by a sensory memory: I?m walking home, leaves litter the ground, crunching under my feet. I smell the smoke of fireplaces and think about hot cider and the wind catches and my breath is taken from me and I bundl...
  • Ahmad Sharabiani
    Jun 28, 2009
    To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel by Harper Lee published in 1960. It was immediately successful, winning the Pulitzer Prize, and has become a classic of modern American literature. The plot and characters are loosely based on Lee's observations of her...
  • Houston
    Nov 13, 2007
    ?Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.?(p. 20) I love this book and this idea of reading being like breathing. As Scout did, I read early too, and often. Every night before bed I would read and still do. I saw a Twilight Zone Episode...
  • Denise
    Dec 05, 2007
    I looked up Harper Lee online this is her only published book. However, she did write a few articles that one can find and read online: Love in other Words - Vogue Christmas to me - McCalls When Children Discover America Romance and High Adventure Her full name is Nellie Harper ...
  • Fabian
    Dec 16, 2013
    Thus it becomes crystal clear why this classic is a must for kids. Surely it stands on an even shelf with the Harry Potter series; it's ripe with conventions that can be cracked open in the classroom, where the love for literature begins for most American children. The emblematic chara...
  • Petra Eggs
    Jun 13, 2008
    Even in the evil times when John Crow ruled the South and the Blacks were scarcely more free than in times of slavery and were allowed no civic power nor respect from their erswhile masters who were White, good men did their best. As regards this book, the last phrase is a lie. A...
  • Stephen
    Mar 18, 2010
    6.0 stars. I know I am risking a serious ?FILM AT 11? moment and a club upside the head from Captain Obvious for voicing this, but nabbit dog I still think it needs to be said?TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is one of the BEST and MOST IMPORTANT American novels ever written. Okay, I s...
  • Wendy Darling
    Sep 16, 2009
    Our June classics book! Discussion on the blog Friday 6/26, in preparation for the sequel releasing in July. My re-read is on audio, with Sissy Spacek as narrator. ...
  • Brina
    Apr 03, 2016
    As I finished the timeless classic To Kill a Mockingbird, I thought to myself what can I add to a review that the 2 million or so good reads reviewers have not already pointed out. I continued to think to myself about what has made the novel so beloved and decided to focus on a charact...
  • Nataliya
    May 02, 2010
    Life gives you a few things that you can count on. Death (for all), taxes (for most), and the unwavering moral character of Atticus Finch (for me). "What would Atticus do?" is not just a meme; for eleven-year-old me it became a real consideration after I feigned an illness to cut schoo...
  • Lou
    May 09, 2010
    A wonderful piece of literature, great characters, plot and prose. There is sadness and happiness, racism and equality, immaturity and maturity, injustice and redemption. Atticus is a man we could all love and look up to a grounded just and fair man he sees beyond race and finds th...
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    Apr 07, 2012
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  • Angela M
    Jul 10, 2015
    The first time I read this I was much , much younger and I remember loving it then . Over forty five years later, it still held so much for me - wonderful language and characters that I never forgot about and relevancy even so many years later . I'm not sure I have an original thoug...
  • Catriona (LittleBookOwl)
    Oct 19, 2016
    Beautiful book. ...
  • Henry Avila
    Oct 26, 2011
    Alabama in U.S.A., 1935 during the crippling bleak, Great Depression, Atticus Finch a widower, struggling lawyer and ultimate believer in justice for everybody, (a gentleman, if ever there was one) is raising two small children Scout, (Jean Louise) and Jem, (Jeremy) a typical American ...
  • Luffy
    May 23, 2018
    Giving one of the most acclaimed books of all time a 5 makes me feel all lovey-dovey. There was a time when I didn't agree with most of the established literature. But now that I've read TKaM, that issue has partially been addressed. I approached reading this book with wariness and ...
  • Maureen
    Jul 09, 2012
    Rereading this book as an adult made me realize how truly beautiful and wonderful it is. It will forever be one of my favorites. ...
  • Claudia Ramírez
    Dec 25, 2014
    So... I don't really know what to say. I think I loved this book, but for a reason beyond my understanding, it never hooked me, and it took me AGES to finish it! Some chapters (especially at the beginning) were tedious and hard for me to get through them... but then there were some ...
  • Ana
    Oct 25, 2012
    Best book ever written? Best book ever written. ...
  • Lit Bug
    Oct 31, 2012
    In the course of 5 years, I?ve read this book nearly 17 times. That adds up to reading it once at least every 4 months, on an average. And I still return to this book like a bark seeking a lighthouse in the dark. When I first finished it, I was so overwhelmed by how much I related to...
  • Paul O'Neill
    Mar 24, 2017
    What can I say about this amazing book that hasn?t already been said? I think The Guardian said it best? 'To Kill a Mockingbird will never stop being a good book, and it will never stop inspiring good people' The story is told from the point of view of Scout (Jean-Louise Finch),...
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  • Bookdragon Sean
    Jun 18, 2014
    I?m not going to do my usual thing where I?d try to explain what I liked about this book. Normally, I would try to convince you why you should read it. I would speak about how important this book is and what message it could impart to its readers around the world. I would even say ...
  • Luca Ambrosino
    Mar 08, 2016
    English (To Kill a Mockingbird) / Italiano When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbowAlabama. Early 1930s. The Great Depression. Maycomb, an imaginary town. Tom Robinson (black), falsely accused rapist. Atticus (white), lawyer instructed to...
  • Petrik
    Apr 27, 2018
    A short, important, and powerful classic that deserved all its fame. This will be a short review, there?s nothing else I can talk about here that hasn?t been discussed for the past 50 years and more. Racism, prejudice, rape, false accusation of rape, all of these are abhorren...
  • may ➹
    Jan 19, 2018
    2.5 stars Bestseller. Pulitzer Prize. 18 million copies printed worldwide. One of the greatest American novels, even. And I? did not like it? I was expecting a really thought-provoking book with important messages. And I did get it! But I also got: boredom, slowness, dryness, c...
  • Miranda Reads
    Apr 08, 2018
    If you haven't read this as an adult - pick it up today I think there's just one kind of folks. Folks. I (along with millions of other kids) first read this in grade-school. And I (along with those millions) didn't really get the point. I remember thinking, Well... I already know d...