‘TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD’ Sequel To Be Published In 2015
I’m sure you’re thinking that headline was clickbait, but alas, it is not. The news broke out yesterday via press release by the publisher. Harper Lee‘s To Kill A Mockingbird will be getting a sequel. Harper Lee apparently completed the novel in the mid-1950’s. The new novel will be titled, “Go Set a Watchman“. Get more info below.
This new novel will mark the first new work by Lee since “Mockingbird” was originally published in 1960. The original book, considered to be among the best novels of the twentieth century, follows a little girl named Scout as she tries to make sense of racial prejudice in her small Alabama hometown.
According to the publisher’s statement, in the new novel “Scout 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 her father’s attitude toward society, and her own feelings about the place where she was born and spent her childhood.
Go Set a Watchman will hit bookstores everywhere July 14, 2015.
[Source: The Wrap]