Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee is one of the most anticipated books of the year. The book was released on July 14, 2015, fifty-six years after the publication of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning debut novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.
To Kill a Mockingbird is one of the most beloved books of all time, and its publication in 1960 was a watershed moment in American history. The novel is set in the fictional town of Maycomb, Alabama, in the 1930s, and it tells the story of Atticus Finch, a white lawyer who defends a black man accused of a crime he did not commit.
Go Set a Watchman is set in the 1950s, and it features an adult version of Scout, the protagonist of To Kill a Mockingbird. In the new novel, Scout returns to Maycomb to visit her father, Atticus.
The book has been receiving mixed reviews. Some critics say that it is a worthy sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird, while others argue that it is overhyped and does not live up to the expectations.
Personally, I found Go Set a Watchman to be a disappointing read. The book is poorly written and seems to be more of a first draft than a finished product. It is clear that Harper Lee wrote To Kill a Mockingbird first, and Go Set a Watchman is simply an attempt to cash in on the success of the earlier novel.
If you are a fan of To Kill a Mockingbird, I would recommend reading Go Set a Watchman. However, if you are looking for a great book to read, I would suggest looking elsewhere.