To Kill A Mockingbird
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Видавництво
Random House
Мова
Англійська
Рік видання
1989
Формат
110х178 мм
ISBN
9780099419785
Вага
171 гр.

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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.

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

Lawyer Atticus Finch gives this 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 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...

A benchmark of classic American literature, To Kill A Mockingbird approaches the highly sensitive topic of racism in 1930s America with humour, warmth and compassion, making it widely recognised as one of the best books of the twentieth century and in American literature.

"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

"No one ever forgets this book"

Independent

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Видавництво
Random House
Мова
Англійська
Рік видання
1989
Формат
110х178 мм
ISBN
9780099419785
Вага
171 гр.
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Характеристики To Kill A Mockingbird
Видавництво
Random House
Мова
Англійська
Рік видання
1989
Формат
110х178 мм
ISBN
9780099419785
Вага
171 гр.