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  • Published: 1 April 2004
  • ISBN: 9780099466734
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $14.99

To Kill A Mockingbird




One of the world's best-loved books

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

Atticus Finch gives this advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of this classic novel - a black man charged with attacking a white girl. Through the eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Lee explores the issues of race and class in the Deep South of the 1930s with compassion and humour. She also creates one of the great heroes of literature in their father, whose lone struggle for justice pricks the conscience of a town steeped in prejudice and hypocrisy.

This edition of one of the world's best-loved books features the original text.**One of the BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World**

  • Published: 1 April 2004
  • ISBN: 9780099466734
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $14.99

About the author

Harper Lee

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

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Praise for To Kill A Mockingbird

No one ever forgets this book

Independent

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

Truman Capote

There is humour as well as tragedy in this book, besides its faint note of hope for human nature; and it is delightfully written

Sunday Times

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