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  • Harper Lee

    An historic literary event: the publication of a newly discovered novel, the earliest known work from Harper Lee, the beloved, bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, To Kill a Mockingbird. Originally written in the mid-1950s, Go Set a Watchman was the novel Harper Lee first submitted to her publishers before To Kill a Mockingbird. Assumed to have been lost, the manuscript was discovered in late 2014. Go Set a Watchman features many of the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird some twenty years later. Returning home to Maycomb to visit her father, Jean Louise Finch—Scout—struggles with issues both personal and political, involving Atticus, society, and the small...read more

  • Harper Lee

    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 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 thirties. 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. To Kill a Mockingbird is a coming-of-age story, an anti-racist novel, a...read more

  • Harper Lee

    Go Set a Watchman is set during the mid-1950s and features many of the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird some twenty years later. Scout (Jean Louise Finch) has returned to Maycomb from New York to visit her father Atticus. She is forced to grapple with issues both personal and political as she tries to understand both her father's attitude toward society, and her own feelings about the place where she was born and spent her childhood. An instant...read more

  • Harper Lee

    Un histórico evento literario: la publicación de una novela recién descubierta, los primeros trabajos de Harper Lee, la amada autora del best seller ganador del Premio Pulitzer clásico, Matar un ruiseñor. Originalmente fue escrito a mediados de la década de 1950, esta fue la novela que Harper Lee presentó por primera vez a sus editores antes de Matar un ruiseñor. Asumiendo que se había perdido, el manuscrito fue descubierto a finales de 2014. Este libro ofrece muchos de los personajes de Matar un ruiseñor unos veinte años más tarde. Al regresar a su hogar en Maycomb para visitar a su padre, Jean Louise Finch —Scout-— lucha con problemas personales y políticos, que...read more

  • Harper Lee

    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, available now for the first time as a digital audiobook. One of the best-loved stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated into more than forty languages, sold more than thirty 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...read more