The release of Go Set a Watchman is just a few days away. This is history in the making! It conjures so many fond memories for me. I had a teacher in eighth grade who did a literature study on To Kill a Mockingbird, and I fell in love with the book. Honestly, you couldn’t help but fall in love with the way Mrs. Dean taught it. She also started my obsession with Gone With the Wind. I can’t wait to get this one in hand, and transport myself back to eighth grade.
Go Set a Watchman features many of the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird some twenty years later. Returning home to Maycomb to visit her father, Jean Louise Finch—Scout—struggles with issues both personal and political, involving Atticus, society, and the small Alabama town that shaped her.
Exploring how the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird are adjusting to the turbulent events transforming mid-1950s America, Go Set a Watchman casts a fascinating new light on Harper Lee’s enduring classic. Moving, funny and compelling, it stands as a magnificent novel in its own right.