Harper Lee's classic novel is rightfully known as a morality tale on race relations in Depression-era America. But there is a strange comfort to be found in how it depicts the confines of childhood – particularly during lockdown.
From Atticus Finch to Mr Bennett, here are 7 memorable fathers from best-loved VINTAGE books.
To celebrate the beautiful graphic novel edition of To Kill a Mockingbird, we revisited the classic and pulled out some of its key life lessons.
Harper Lee author of To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set A Watchman on the meaning of life, relationships and parents.
Written before the beloved To Kill a Mockingbird but only recently rediscovered, Go Set a Watchman sees Scout, grown up and living in New York, returning to Alabama to confront her feelings about her hometown. Read the first chapter of the book we’ve all been waiting for
Harper Lee was born in 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. She attended Huntington College and studied law at the University of Alabama. She is the author of the acclaimed novels To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and numerous other literary awards and honours. She died on 19 February 2016.