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Sequel to To Kill A Mockingbird

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lemonpoppyseed Tue 03-Feb-15 16:28:09

I can't think of another book I'd rather read. Out this summer!

BOFster Tue 03-Feb-15 16:29:47

I just came here to start this very thread grin. How exciting!

DuchessofMalfi Tue 03-Feb-15 17:51:18

Can't wait smile I shall have to have a re-read of To Kill A Mockingbird this year in advance of this.

lemonpoppyseed Tue 03-Feb-15 18:14:52

And from an adult Scout's point of view. grin

July 14!

ExitPursuedByABear Tue 03-Feb-15 18:32:04

I am so excited I've just started a thread in AIBU! I never start threads.

HerRoyalNotness Tue 03-Feb-15 18:36:40


I can't believe the book has been in existence all this time and not published before!

I'm looking forward to this

BOFster Tue 03-Feb-15 18:44:22

Hmm, this article makes it all seem a bit dodgy though sad

ClashCityRocker Tue 03-Feb-15 18:45:44

Reading TKAM for the first time at the moment, so this is very timely, I am absolutely adoring it!

Sirzy Tue 03-Feb-15 18:45:51

I can't wait �� I have read to kill a mockingbird at least 20 times

DuchessofMalfi Tue 03-Feb-15 18:49:41

Can but hope she has got some reliable advisors helping her. I'd hate to think she was vulnerable and had been talked into publishing it if she hadn't wanted to.

I seem to remember years ago she said she had a second novel in the pipeline, but hadn't completed it. Maybe this is it? Trying to think positively about it now smile

lemonpoppyseed Tue 03-Feb-15 19:06:44

This article is also worth a read. I read the biography in question this past summer (worth a read if you haven't); it's an interesting look at the Lee sisters.

emmelinelucas Tue 03-Feb-15 19:12:05

I coudn't get on with TKAMN. I found it dry. I have tried to read again, but no..not for me. Sort of flat and grey and below. I can't describe.
We don't have to like the same books.
Sales would be very poor.

BOFster Tue 03-Feb-15 19:29:57

Lemon, I've just read that, thank you. What an absolute shithead that agent Samuel Pinkus sounds angry.

LittleBairn Wed 04-Feb-15 17:03:44

There has been mutterings for quite a while about odd legal issues were happening around Harper Lee with it being said se was being exploited.
I think I first read them when there was talk about a 'friend' writing a book about her and it was implied Harper Lee approved of it when she didn't and the writers connection to her was tenuous at best.

lionheart Wed 04-Feb-15 17:05:41

I thought this was her first novel and she was encouraged to give a fuller account of Scout's childhood because those were the parts whoever read it liked best.

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