To Kill a Mockingbird
Alibris currently have some great best selling books on sale here, and in the spotlight today, is the best selling To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee! With an insane number of sales worldwide and a storyline which served as the basis for a hugely successful motion picture, this book is a timeless, captivating classic, rich with themes of honour, justice and brutal inequality.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning Masterwork
Also available from Amazon here in various formats such as paperback, hardcover, Kindle Edition and others, To Kill a Mockingbird is one of the best-loved stories of all time!
The book is a Pulitzer Prize-winning Masterpiece which has sold over forty million copies worldwide and it has also been translated into forty languages!
The book has also been voted as one of the best novels of the twentieth century by librarians across the US!
A Captivating Historical Drama
Set during the dark times of the Great Depression, To Kill a Mockingbird follows three years in the life of 8-year-old Scout Finch, her brother, Jen, and their father Atticus. Three years, that is, abruptly marred by the arrest and eventual trial of a young black man unjustly accused of raping a white woman.
Through her tale, the author, Harper Lee, tells the story through the eyes of a child and we get to see a child’s perspective of the historical woes and controversies at the time. Namely, the novel weaves a tale of the tough issues of race, class, justice and the pain of growing up during the Great Depression.
Honour and Justice
The themes of ‘Honour’ and ‘Justice’ in the novel are arguably key themes in the fascinating storyline. Scout is the narrator of the book and her story is one of the Deep South summers, playing in the street and childhood fights at school.
The book is filled with interesting characters and settings, and a key character to the storyline, is Scout’s lawyer father. When her father agrees to defend a black man against an unjust accusation made by a white girl, he has to face the prejudice of the whole town.
The storyline continues and the novel proves to be a heart-wrenching, gripping tale of the coming-of-age in a South poisoned by deeply-entrenched prejudice. Furthermore, as Scout’s lawyer father goes on to embark on a crusade-like mission to defend the unjustly-accused black man, the story evolves on into a tale of immense beauty juxtaposed with savage inequalities – a tale told through the eyes of a little girl.
Currently on sale at Alibris via the button below for prices ranging from as little as $2 to $5+, To Kill a Mockingbird is a timeless, award-winning classic that is sure to pull at your heart strings!
‘Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ’em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.’ – Atticus