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To Kill A Mockingbird: 50th Anniversary Edition by Harper Lee
3.0 out of 5 stars Good, but not great, 3 April 2014
To Kill a Mockingbird is a book about racial injustice told through the voice of a 6 year old girl (Scout) based in a small American town in the country.

The main plot is of the trial of a black man charged with assaulting a white girl. Atticus, Scouts father (and only parent) tries to defend the man accused. He is very much for racial equality, and puts together a fantastic and passionate defence for the man.

There are also many good sub-plots throughout the book. I cant remember too many off the top of my head, but one is of the children Scout and Jem being scared of the Radley's house, occupied by two elderly people whom nobody ever sees. The Radley's are key… Read more