By Harper Lee

From Harper Lee comes a landmark new novel set twenty years after her loved Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece, To Kill a Mockingbird.

Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch-"Scout"-returns domestic from manhattan urban to go to her getting older father, Atticus. Set opposed to the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that have been remodeling the South, Jean Louise's homecoming turns bittersweet whilst she learns stressful truths approximately her close-knit relatives, the city, and the folks dearest to her. stories from her formative years flood again, and her values and assumptions are thrown into doubt. that includes some of the iconic characters from To Kill a Mockingbird, move Set a Watchman completely captures a tender lady, and a global, in painful but worthy transition out of the illusions of the past-a trip that could in basic terms be guided by way of one's personal conscience.

Written within the mid-1950s, cross Set a Watchman imparts a fuller, richer figuring out and appreciation of Harper Lee. this is an unforgettable novel of knowledge, humanity, ardour, humor, and easy precision-a profoundly affecting murals that's either splendidly evocative of one other period and proper to our personal occasions. It not just confirms the long-lasting brilliance of To Kill a Mockingbird, but in addition serves as its crucial significant other, including intensity, context, and new desiring to an American classic.

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In the following nightmarish days I read the papers, listened to the radio, and lived in fear. It didn’t take long: Zeynep had been found in her house, dead. She was charred. I wrote to the district attorney again. I pointed out the similarity between the ways and the dates upon which Zeynep and Xenia had died. I argued that Nigel was seeking revenge and therefore punishing the people I loved in the same way that I had killed Xenia. Two weeks later the district attorney came to see me and reported that Nigel couldn’t possibly have had anything to do with this crime; he had proven that he was performing on stage at the time of the murder.

Her way of groping me, ignoring her boyfriend who stood with his back to us, planting a kiss on my lips before taking the stage, winking at me mischievously while sitting at a crowded table, well within her boyfriend’s field of vision, caressing my legs under the table sometimes … perhaps these and other dangerous games were expressions of the character traits her early Hollywood femme-fatale looks implied; but I was never as aggressive and courageous in keeping up with her as the men in those films.

At that moment, the young man felt certain this was all just one big nightmare. His knuckles were visibly white, even in the dim light. Truth of the matter was, though, this was only the beginning—he had no idea what was in store for him. The car obediently cruised forward toward their destination. The young man turned and stopped in front of Bebek Park. Just like every evening, the Bebek meatball vendor was setting up his stand in his white minivan, in spite of the contrary weather. Cavidan Hanım took advantage of their time in stalled traffic to look around, and she did so with gusto.

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