I must confess that I have not read this book until now. It’s been in my to-be-read pile for a long time, but something else always got picked first. In light of Harper Lee’s recently released second novel, it’s a good time to read or reread this literary classic. The new book, Go Set a Watchman is set in the same Maycomb County with many of the same characters, twenty years after To Kill a Mockingbird.
This novel revolves around a court case that affects the Finch family and the inhabitants of the small town in ways they couldn’t have imagined. The story is interwoven with the mysterious Boo Radley who has been hidden in his house by his parents for his entire life. The story is narrated by Jean Louise “Scout” as she