To Kill A Mockingbird

To Kill A Mockingbird Book Review

It is a Pulitzer prize-winning novel by Harper Lee, published in 1960. It’s a classic of modern American literature and is widely taught book in American schools.

Genre Of ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

Bildungsroman, Courtroom drama

Favourite Character From ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

 Atticus Finch

7 Reasons Why It Is Your Next Book

  1. Wondering what books to give to your children to teach them some good moral values? This book is the answer. It is going to teach everything from courage, compassion, gender roles, humanity, equality for all to tolerance in a very heartwarming way.
  2. A book that deals with the issues like rape and racism, and how a father taught her children about these complex issues.
  3. This book will tell you about how to teach your kids to do the right thing even if it’s tough sometimes.
  4. Atticus Finch is a role model for many readers. He is also used as an ideal standard for the lawyers. He became the figure of racial heroism.
  5. It is one of the most read books in America that deals with the issue of race. It’s known for it simple yet powerful writing.
  6. It has been once ranked ahead of the Bible as a book that “every adult should read before they die” by British librarians. That’s a big achievement in itself.
  7. In the hometown of the author, every year there is a play performed based on this novel. IT has also been adapted into a movie.
  8. Many characters derive inspiration from her own life and her experiences. The character of Dill is based on her childhood friend, Truman Capote, known for his book “Breakfast At Tiffany’s.”

Best Quote From ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ’em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.”

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Atonement

atonement book review

Atonement Book Review & Book Learning

Author: Ian McEwan

Genre: Bildungsroman

Favorite Character: Briony Tallis

This book is a metafiction novel by English author, Ian McEwan. It was shortlisted for the 2001 Booker Prize for fiction. Equally important, it is listed as one of the greatest books of all time by many. As can be seen from this novel, the author has a very poetic style of writing. 

What Should I Read Next?

5 Reasons Why It Is Your Next Book

1) Have you ever done something bad and felt the need of self-atonement? This is going to be a good book to explore that area.
2) If you love beautifully written lines, this is the book that is not going to disappoint you.
3) If you want to see the psychological and moral growth of a young girl from teenage to adulthood, pick this one.
4) This book will tell you how even eyes can deceive you sometimes.
5) It has one of the most interesting and creative ending of a love story you have ever read or you will ever read.

Best Quote

 

“How can a novelist achieve atonement when, with her absolute power of deciding outcomes, she is also God?”

 

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