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‘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.
To Kill a Mockingbird is a coming-of-age story, an anti-racist novel, a historical drama of the Great Depression and a sublime example of the Southern writing tradition.
ASIN : 0099549484
Publisher : RHUK; Special edition (24 June 2010)
Language : English
Paperback : 320 pages
ISBN-10 : 9780099549482
ISBN-13 : 978-0099549482
Item Weight : 175 g
Dimensions : 11 x 11 x 17.8 cm
Country of Origin : United Kingdom