Harper Lee's Pulitzer prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep south—and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred, available now for the first time as an e-book.

One of the best-loved stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated into more than forty languages, sold more than thirty million copies worldwide, served as the basis for an enormously popular motion picture, and was voted one of the best novels of the twentieth century by librarians across the country. A gripping, heart-wrenching, and wholly remarkable tale of coming-of-age in a South poisoned by virulent prejudice, it views a world of great beauty and savage inequities through the eyes of a young girl, as her father-a crusading local lawyer-risks everything to defend a black man unjustly accused of a terrible crime.

July 8, 1960  |  385 pages
(Rated on Feb 14, 2014)
Grade: A    (switch to numeric scale)
L/E Ratio: 87% Literature, 13% Entertainment
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Re-readability:
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Sequel Potential:
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Comment:
I did not expect to like this. Turned out I loved it. The writing was so crisp, wry, and spot-on. It was delightful and fun to read. Was like slipping on a persona and traveling in time and place. I would read this again.  (+7 votes)