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Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

Go Set a Watchman

There are spoilers ahead so please read with caution.

I went into this worried. I think most people will.

Before the book even came out the media were all over it and pointing the finger at Atticus. The man held so high, the man who inspired lawyers and had children named after him, the man who gave a cause even more traction was being brought low. His legacy was being threatened.

It is important to remembers that Go Set a Watchman is not a sequel. Yes, scout is 26, Atticus is older too and events have transpired as the characters move on with their lives. It was written before To Kill a Mockingbird but it’s not a prequel either. What is it?

It’s a first draft. Continue reading

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Still a novel of our times: To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is an irrefutable classic. It deserves every single bit of praise it has ever been given. To say the book is good is stating the obvious, but there’s not really any other way to explain it.

It tackles such a tough topic, and although leaps and bounds have been made since the book was written, it is still relevant today. Continue reading