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To Kill A Mockingbird

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BeauNeidel Fri 16-Nov-12 21:55:58

I remember reading this as a child in school (Year 9 I think) and finding it really boring. I'm re-reading it now as I really really want to buy one of these for my Kindle.

I am loving it. I really remember so little of it, it's like a brand new book for me, and right up my street!

Anyone else know and love it? Or rediscovered something like this? I just can't believe I disregarded it for so long tbh - I did American Studies at university, and lots of American literature. I wish we'd revisited it then, it feels like a real treat reading it now.

Nigglenaggle Thu 22-Nov-12 21:41:12

I'm pleased to hear the film is good. I was wondering about seeing it but was worried it would spoil the book which I really enjoyed.

CrikeyOHare Thu 22-Nov-12 22:05:07

Niggle It'll enhance your enjoyment, I promise. Truly the perfect adaptation of a perfect book. And I defy you not to fall in love with Gregory Peck/Atticus Finch wink

porridgewithalmondmilk Tue 27-Nov-12 16:52:42

Love it smile

I am very lucky as I am a secondary English teacher so I get to teach it, too!

Jux Tue 27-Nov-12 17:27:04

It's one of my all time favourites; it's a classic.

I like those Kindle covers, and thought I'd get one for my brother, only to see that they seem to have confused Astronomy with astrology. Very disappointing. Why? Why? Why? <Jux spontaneously combusts as a result of general ignorance in the book world>

mixedmamameansbusiness Tue 27-Nov-12 20:43:33

Oh yes, the film is excellent. Brilliantly cast and true to Harper Lee.

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