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Book Review: To Kill Mocking-Bird

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Kill myth with ‘To kill Mocking-Bird’

I heard a lot about book ‘To Kill Mocking-Bird’ by Harper Lee especially in American TV shows where school going kids had assignment on this book and I wonder what this book is all about. Next day I go to book store and buy this book. As I started reading, I found it very normal. Story is about 2 siblings, Scout and Jem who lives in Southern town of States with their father Atticus (lawyer) and maid Culpuria. The book talks about their daily life and events took place in town of Maycomb City.
The stories go smoothly as Scout and Jem spend their time playing in backyard, go to school, talk to their neighbours or create conspiracy theory about next door boy Arthur Radley aka Boo Radley. The real fun of the book comes when Atticus Finch takes the rape case of black boy Tom Robinson against white girl Mayella Ewell. The book highlights on the fact that during 1960’s when the book was written there was still racism in the town. How skin colour distingui…