Go Set a Watchman : Harper Lee's sensational lost novel
Go Set a Watchman is set during the mid-1950s and features many of the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird some twenty years later. Scout (Jean Louise Finch) has returned to Maycomb from New York to visit her father Atticus. She is forced to grapple with issues both personal and political as she tries to understand both her father's attitude toward society, and her own feelings about the place where she was born and spent her childhood.
- Paperback | 288 pages
- 110 x 178 x 18mm | 155g
- 16 Jun 2016
- Arrow Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
Equally significant today, and imbued with Lee's wisdom, humanity and humour. Justine East Independent
Equally significant today, and imbued with Lee's wisdom, humanity and humour. -- Justine East * Independent * It ignited a fascinating debate on the place and portrayal of racism in both books, as well as about the magic and hard graft of novel writing. -- Justine Jordan * Guardian * The caveats surrounding this companion volume to To Kill a Mockingbird melt away as you read the opening chapters and reacquaint yourself with Lee's beguiling narrative style - warm, sardonic, wryly funny, a sassy Southern voice...Go Set a Watchman zips along. * Sunday Times *
About Harper Lee
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.