Prejudice is an awful blight on this world. I only have one.
See Writer’s Quote Wednesday – Prejudice.
Most of us read “How to Kill a Mockingbird” and loved it, as well as the film with Gregory Peck. The author got the Pulitzer Prize for literature and the book is a part of school curriculum in many countries. Quite rightly so, it is a wonderful book.
So of course, we all got excited hearing about “Go Set a Watchman”, reported as a sequel. In fact, this is the original book Harper Lee wrote before her publisher advised her to re-write it all from a point of Jean Louise Finch -Scout-as a child.
Harper Lee listened, it was her first book. As she said in one interview: “I was a first-time writer, so I did as I was told.”
The excitement about the second book soon turned into disappointment with many reviewers. The publicity was very negative. Criticism of the book being published at all, suggesting that a frail…
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