To Kill A Mockingbird
by Harper Lee
In BriefA child's eye view of a terrible miscarriage of justice in segregated 1930s Alabama, To Kill A Mockingbird is at the same time a disturbing portrait of a deeply flawed society and a heart-warming tale of innocence and discovery.
Why you should read itHarper Lee's only novel has sold 30 million copies and remains one of the best loved books taught in English classes all over the world. This is a child's story with important lessons for any grown-up.