To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird #1)

by Harper Lee

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in1960.

  • Paperback
  • Pages: 324 pages
  • Average Rating: 4.25 out of 5
  • Published May 23rd 2006 by Harper Perennial Modern Classics
  • Original Title: To Kill a Mockingbird
  • ISBN: 0061120081 (ISBN13: 9780061120084)
  • Edition Language: English
  • Series: To Kill a Mockingbird #1
  • Characters: Scout Finch
  • Atticus Finch
  • Jem Finch
  • Arthur Radley
  • Mayella Ewell...more
  • Aunt Alexandra
  • Bob Ewell...less
  • Literary Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (1961)
  • Audie Award for Classic (2007)
  • National Book Award Finalist for Fiction (1961)
  • Alabama Author Award - Fiction (1961)

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Academy Award-winning film, also a classic.Compassionate, dramatic, and deeply moving, To Kill A Mockingbird takes readers to the roots of human behavior – to innocence and experience, kindness and cruelty, love and hatred, humor and pathos. Now with over 18 million copies in print and translated into forty languages, this regional story by a young Alabama woman claims universal appeal. Harper Lee always considered her book to be a simple love story. Today it is regarded as a masterpiece of American literature.