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To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird

Author: Harper Lee
Read by: Sissy Spacek

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Published: 24th June 2010
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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 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 historical drama of the Great Depression and a sublime example of the Southern writing tradition. Out now as an unabridged audiobook, narrated by Sissy Spacek.

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  • Deserves multiple readings (3)
  • Engaging characters (3)
  • Well written (3)

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5.0

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Engaging characters
  • Informative
  • Page-Turner
  • Well Written

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    Comments about To Kill a Mockingbird:

    Great to listen to whilst traveling

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    5.0

    One of the best books ever written

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    Pros

    • A Must For Everyone
    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Read
    • Engaging characters
    • One Of Best Ever Written
    • Page-Turner
    • Well Written

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      Comments about To Kill a Mockingbird:

      wonderful to listen to e-books, excellent way to 'read' a book while cooking etc.

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      5.0

      Excellent

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      Pros

      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Engaging characters
      • Well Written

      Cons

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        Comments about To Kill a Mockingbird:

        An excellent book. Well done to Sissy Spacek on the reading which was excellent. I thoroughly enjoyed this classic story.

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        "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 in the now familiar Southern tradition" Sunday Times "Her book is lifted...into the rare company of those that linger in the memory..." Bookman "Unbelievably, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, has never been properly available in Britain until now - but Harper Lee's wonderful novel, first published in 1960, has been worth the wait. Sissy Spacek brings all the characters to life as young Scout Finch watches her lawyer father, Atticus, do battle for the life of a black man who's been accused of the rape of a white girl in a Deep South town steeped in ignorant prejudice. Set in the 1930s, this is a tale that will never age..." -- Kati Nicholl Daily Express "Sissy Spacek's reading is electrifying." The Guardian

        ISBN: 9781846572562
        ISBN-10: 1846572568
        Audience: General
        Format: Audio CD
        Language: English
        Number Of Pages: 1
        Published: 24th June 2010
        Publisher: Cornerstone
        Country of Publication: GB
        Dimensions (cm): 14.1 x 13.7  x 2.3
        Weight (kg): 0.26
        Edition Number: 1
        Edition Type: Special edition