To Kill a Mockingbird

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When To Kill a Mockingbird first appeared in 1960, it became an instant bestseller. It is still considered a masterpiece of American literature, with over 15 million copies in print in ten languages. Harper Lee's semiautobiographical tale is told ... Continua
Ha scritto il 27/04/17
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sweet words for complicate issues
Lee goes troughout the words with lightness, altough tragedy is always on stage. teaches how to deal with life, without grasping, without worries. magnificent
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Ha scritto il 25/11/16
A classic
Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird is a literary classic. The book has in it great dry humor and action laced with suspense to keep you turning the pages even some 50+ years after it was written.
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Ha scritto il 26/10/16
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“Before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.”
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Ha scritto il 28/09/16
Un libro che anche alla ri-rilettura a distanza di anni e in età decisamente matura ancora regala emozioni fortissime e infiniti spunti di riflessione su tantissimi temi. La discriminazione in tutte le sue sfaccettature, da quella sulla condizione ..." Continua...
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Ha scritto il 16/12/15
What is there that has not already been said about To Kill a Mockingbird? Nothing, probably, which means any further reviews and comments will simple be repeats. Including mine.I fell in love with Atticus, Jem and Scout, especially Atticus. And it ..." Continua...
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Ha scritto il Nov 15, 2009, 14:38
ch.12“It’s not necessary to tell all you know. It’s not ladylike—in the second place, folks don’t like to have somebody around knowin‘ more than they do. It aggravates ’em. You’re not gonna change any of them by talkin‘ right, ... Continua...
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Ha scritto il Nov 15, 2009, 14:33
ch.11I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. You rarely ... Continua...
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Ha scritto il Nov 15, 2009, 14:10
ch.11“nigger-lover is just one of those terms that don’t mean anything—like snot-nose. It’s hard to explain—ignorant, trashy people use it when they think somebody’s favoring Negroes over and above themselves. It’s slipped into usage ... Continua...
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Ha scritto il Nov 15, 2009, 14:03
ch.11“most folks seem to think they’re right and you’re wrong…” “They’re certainly entitled to think that, and they’re entitled to full respect for their opinions,” said Atticus, “but before I can live with other folks I’ve got ... Continua...
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Ha scritto il Nov 15, 2009, 09:28
ch.9"Simply by the nature of the work, every lawyer gets at least one case in his lifetime that affects him personally. This one’s mine, I guess. You might hear some ugly talk about it at school, but do one thing for me if you will: you just hold ... Continua...
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