Harper Lee - To Kill a Mockingbird

A Tea with a Book Addict talk

This novel won the Pulitzer Prize, and is beloved around the world, and yet its topics of rape and racial inequality have also made it controversial. Did it allow Harper Lee to live up to her desire to be ‘The Jane Austen of South Alabama’? What makes this book so powerful?

A subscriber-only Zoom talk on Sunday 18 April 2021, 4.00 pm Australian Eastern Time (Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra).

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“I remember starting it and just devouring it, not being able to get enough of it,”
― Oprah Winfrey

Get the book, watch the movie and more

Here is where to buy the books in print, ebook or audio. Find the books on my recommended reading list, watch a movie version, enjoy related videos, websites and much more. Have anything to add here? Let me know.

PURCHASE
The Go-between by L.P. Hartley
Foreign country: The Life of L.P. Hartley by Adrian Wright
The Perfect Summer by Juliet Nicolson

FREE DOWNLOAD
Some free versions are better than others, please feel free to try these, but I cannot guarantee the quality.
The Go-Between – Internet Archive by L.P. Hartley Free downloadable version in various formats including Kindle, epub, pdf and others. If you are unsure of how to add these files to your ereader, look here.

FIND IN A LIBRARY (You will need to create an account and hold a library card.)
The Go-Between by L.P. Hartley National Library of Australia free public access to books in libraries at Trove.

MOVIES
YouTube playlist featuring the 1971 movie and the 2012 BBC Radio adaptations of The Go-Between

AUDIO
90 min. BBC Radio Drama adaptation of L.P. Hartley’s classic novel, The Go-Between

LINKS
Purchase my Literary Reader’s Guide to L.P. Hartley & The Go-Between

Discuss it with me

This novel won the Pulitzer Prize, and is beloved around the world, and yet its topics of rape and racial inequality have also made it controversial. What makes this book so powerful? Let’s discuss it here.

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Featured image credit- Inger Nilsson as Pippi Longstocking, 1969 Beta Film TV series adaptation, https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062598/

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