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by Harper Lee
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My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it 1 month ago
I liked this novel more than I liked To Kill a Mockingbird which is supposed to be the first book in this series. I think that’s because I understood the characters more and their actions and attitudes seemed to fit them. I read this book for book club, and listening to the discussions surrounding t...
KOMET rated it 2 years ago
In sum, "GO SET A WATCHMAN" bears out Thomas Wolfe's saying 'you can't go home again.' Jean Louise (better known as 'Scout' from Harper Lee's best-selling novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird") journeys back from NYC (where she has lived for some time) to her family home in Maycomb County, Alabama. It is t...
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Category Is: Book Review Realness! rated it 2 years ago
I have one good thing to say about this: it's not, technically, canon. No stars because I don't know how to rate a ghost book, one that should not have been.
Anna's Bibliotheca
Anna's Bibliotheca rated it 2 years ago
The book was handed to me as a follow up from a quick discussion with a colleague. I decided to read it straightaway as I don’t like borrowing books from someone and keeping them for a long time. I honestly didn’t know what to expect: the title is ambiguous and the hype around the time of its releas...
LittleBookCove rated it 3 years ago
An absolutely beautiful book. Harper lee's Go set a Watchman isn't quite as good as to Kill a mocking bird, but it's totally "The book" to lay the final bricks to what is a well loved book by all generation's. In go set a Watchman, we meet Cheeky, Fesity Very opinionated "scout" Again. The girl th...
Lydia's Page
Lydia's Page rated it 4 years ago
Okay. Uh. Where to begin... Yikes? I swore I wouldn't read this, because I'm still pretty sure an ailing Harper Lee was manipulated into publishing it. But then it popped up right when I was looking for my next read and... well, here we are. If you think of this as an interesting first draft (wh...
TonyTalbot rated it 4 years ago
Jean Louise "Scout" Finch returns to her childhood town of Maycomb after years away. But she finds a different world than the one she remembers...A long awaited sequel – of sorts – to "To Kill A Mockingbird". Literary critics will be arguing over this for years – how much involvement Lee had in its ...
AdventurousBooks rated it 4 years ago
I have finished this book. I will write a better review later. Right now all I have to say is if you like To Kill A Mockingbird than read this!!
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it 4 years ago
Some parts of this book were really hard to handle. I was shocked, but then those parts really resonated with me. Sometimes we do build people up so much that seeing that they aren't perfect is heartbreaking. Overall this was pretty damn good. I loved the flashbacks. Some parts made me smile an...
Can't Stop the Signal
Can't Stop the Signal rated it 4 years ago
Starts out excruciatingly slow, and is marred by poor editing (Is the school headmaster Mr Tuffett or Ms Muffett?) It picks itself up a bit in the final third and becomes a nice but somewhat uninspiring read. Mild spoilers:Others have mentioned how their biggest disappointment is the relegation of A...
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