“To Kill A Mockingbird” Author Set To Release Second Novel 55 Years Later

Wow! If you read “To Kill A Mockingbird” this is definitely exciting news! We shall see how this book is compared to the classic.

CBS Philly

By Jim Melwert

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The author of the classic To Kill a Mockingbird is releasing a second book — five-and-a-half decades after her classic novel was published.

It’s called Go Set a Watchman. It was written by Harper Lee before the 1960 novel, To Kill A Mockingbird. In a press release, Lee, 88, says her editor in the mid-1950’s preferred the flashbacks of a young Scout, and asked her to write a book from the view of the girl.

Go Set a Watchman features several of the characters in To Kill a Mockingbird. Some 20-years later, Scout, as an adult, returns from New York to her small, southern hometown where she struggles with her father’s view of society and her own feelings about the place where she was born.

“To have a book in which somebody’s reflecting on how events in their past and their childhood shaped…

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