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To Kill A Mockingbird

50th Anniversary Edition, Ausgezeichnet: Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1961

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'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.'

Atticus Finch gives this advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of this classic novel - a black man charged with attacking a white girl. Through the eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Lee explores the issues of race and class in the Deep South of the 1930s with compassion and humour. She also creates one of the great heroes of literature in their father, whose lone struggle for justice pricks the conscience of a town steeped in prejudice and hypocrisy.
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"Someone rare has written this very fine novel, a writer with the liveliest sense of life and the warmest, most authentic humour. A touching book; and so funny, so likeable" Truman Capote 20031022
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Harper Lee was born in 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama, a village that is still her home. She attended local schools and the University of Alabama. Before she started writing, she lived in New York and worked in the reservations department of an international airline. She has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize, two honorary degrees and various other literary and library awards. Her chief interests apart from writing are nineteenth-century literature and eighteenth-century music, watching politicians and cats, travelling and being alone.
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Einband gebundene Ausgabe
Seitenzahl 320
Erscheinungsdatum 24.06.2010
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-434-02048-5
Verlag Random House UK
Maße (L/B/H) 24,2/16,1/3,2 cm
Gewicht 599 g
Auflage The 50th Anniversary edition
Verkaufsrang 18.375
Buch (gebundene Ausgabe, Englisch)
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Verena Zimmermann, Thalia-Buchhandlung Nuernberg

There is a good reason why this is a modern classic and hasn't lost of it's acutality.It has this special "story of a summer"-feeling like "Standy by me" and very lovely charakters There is a good reason why this is a modern classic and hasn't lost of it's acutality.It has this special "story of a summer"-feeling like "Standy by me" and very lovely charakters

Vanessa Pludra, Thalia-Buchhandlung Berlin

Ein absoluter Klassiker, den jeder mal gelesen haben muss. Eine spannende Handlung, die mit brillanten Charakteren überzeugen kann. Unbedingt lesen! Ein absoluter Klassiker, den jeder mal gelesen haben muss. Eine spannende Handlung, die mit brillanten Charakteren überzeugen kann. Unbedingt lesen!

„shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit`em, but remember, it`s a sin to kill a mockingbird“

Nina Grahmann, Thalia-Buchhandlung Hamburg

If somebody asked me about my fabourite books, I would say that this is definitely number one. I have never read anything that is more compassionate and warm than this book.

Young Scout Finch grows up in 1930`s Alabama together with her brother Jem. As their father, a lawyer, defends a black man who is charged with rape, Scout is about to learn about prejudice and violence, but also what it means to be open minded and to have true friends.

Having released the book in 1960, Harper Lee won the Pulitzer Prize for "To kill a mockingbird" in 1961.
This is the 50th anniversary edition.
If somebody asked me about my fabourite books, I would say that this is definitely number one. I have never read anything that is more compassionate and warm than this book.

Young Scout Finch grows up in 1930`s Alabama together with her brother Jem. As their father, a lawyer, defends a black man who is charged with rape, Scout is about to learn about prejudice and violence, but also what it means to be open minded and to have true friends.

Having released the book in 1960, Harper Lee won the Pulitzer Prize for "To kill a mockingbird" in 1961.
This is the 50th anniversary edition.

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A must read for everyone!
von theLittleBookReview aus Bonn am 22.01.2017
Bewertet: Einband: Taschenbuch

Absolutely loved reading this book. The characters depicted in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD are amazing and of course the story itself is remarkable. A very inspiring read!

von einer Kundin/einem Kunden aus Eisenach am 16.03.2016
Bewertet: anderes Format

Ein Klassiker der amerikanischen Literatur in der Originalsprache. Unbedingt mal lesen. Tiefgründig und anrührend.

Klassiker - auch heute noch ein Lesegenuss
von einer Kundin/einem Kunden aus Berlin am 01.03.2016
Bewertet: Taschenbuch

Ein klasse Klassiker! Aus der Perspektive eines Mädchens geschrieben, für alle Altersgruppen von Teenie aufwärts prima geeignet. Liest sich gut und verliert nicht an Aktualität. Diese Ausgabe hat ein angenehmes Format.