To Kill A Mockingbird Set To Become A Trilogy

by |April 1, 2015

Nelle Harper LeeTo Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee has announced her long awaited sequel, Go Set a Watchman, will be the second book in a planned Mockingbird trilogy.

The third book, which has a working title of The Girl Who Killed The Mockingbird, will be set in an alternate reality where humans and birds struggle to co-exist.

Scout is a rouge FBI agent with a taste for vengeance and an eye for danger. But what happens when danger has an eye for her?

Michael Bay and Jerry Bruckheimer are rumoured to have already acquired the film rights, with Nicholas Cage set to play ‘Crunk’, a mysterious space pirate from Scout’s past.

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go-set-a-watchmanGo Set a Watchman

The Sequel to To Kill A Mockingbird

Set during the mid-1950s, Go Set a Watchman features many of the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird some twenty years later.

Scout has returned to Maycomb from New York to visit her father Atticus.

She is forced to grapple with issues both personal and political as she tries to understand both her father’s attitude toward society, and her own feelings about the place where she was born and spent her childhood.

An instant classic.

Click here for more details about Go Set a Watchman

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  • Belinda

    April 1, 2015 at 9:51 am

    April Fools 🙂

  • Janet Grundy

    April 1, 2015 at 4:27 pm

    A lovely April Fool’s Day joke! Much appreciated.

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