Were you one of the lucky ones forced to read Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird in highschool? 🕊
I sure was! And thank goodness because if it weren’t for my high school English teacher, I never would have been introduced to such a phenomenon! 📚
This Sequel was released after Harper Lee passed away in early 2016, as it was published by her daughter.
Go Set A Watchmen tells the story of Scout or Jean Louise Finch grown up and living in New York City, but returns to visit her hometown Maycomb Alabama. 🇺🇸 Which also allowed me to see Scout as a grown 26 year old woman trying to separate herself from her father’s beloved reputation in town.
Early on it is revealed that her brother Jem passed away only a year after the first books final chapter! How sad! 😔
This book is beautifully written and the events and topics of racism are still relevant in todays society. This story captures Scout’s painful yet beautiful transition of growing up. 💗
The journey Scout endeavours reveals how one’s journey in life is guided by your conscience and the impact childhood trauma has. ❤️🩹
Harper Lee has captured a novel of wisdom, humanity, passion and humour all in one! 📘
Even if you haven’t read To Kill A Mockingbird, this novel holds its own in terms of discussion on the civil rights tensions and political turmoil of the 1950’s. 💪🏻
Needless to say this book is great! A timeless classic that is the perfect edition for any lover of classics.
Overall Cupcake Count: 🧁🧁🧁🧁
Yours ‘til the New York Times,🗽