Book Review: To Kill a Mockingbird by Lee (4 Stars)

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

4 out of 5 stars

Read in June 2009

As Atticus said “Rape, riot and runaways” mixed together with prejudice and intolerance told from the eyes of a spunky young girl nicknamed Scout in 1930s Maycomb Alabama. The antics of the children, Scout, Jem and Dill, caused me to shake my head in wonder. But the adult antics merely sickened me, aside from the glimmering lights in the darkness of Atticus, Miss Maudie and Arthur Radley.

The story was well written and sparks discussion even today. Lest History repeat itself, I recommend this to everyone so that we can all be on guard against bigotry and discrimination.

GR Status Updates:

06/26/2009 page 1 0.36% 1 comment
06/27/2009 page 32 11.39% “The South is like another country, especially through the eyes of a 6 year-old girl.”
06/27/2009 page 74 26.33% “The coldest and hottest night on record.”
06/27/2009 page 115 40.93% “Finished Part One.”
06/28/2009 page 144 51.25% “From rape to riot to runaways.”
06/28/2009 page 170 60.5% “The trial begins.”
06/28/2009 page 281 100.0%
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One Response to Book Review: To Kill a Mockingbird by Lee (4 Stars)

  1. Stuff Jeff Reads says:

    It shames me that I have not read this yet, although I saw the film and the play. Still, it’s on my short list of books to read. Thanks for reminding me. Cheers!

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