What happened to Atticus in the sequel of To Kill a Mockingbird?

What's For Reading Podcast - 20th-century Book Quest

01-04-2024 • 23 mins

Atticus, racist? The model father and lawyer defending a black man in To Kill a Mockingbird turns out to be not so supportive of the cause of black rights in Go Set a Watchman, the sequel to Harper Lee's acclaimed first novel. How can that be explained? And does it ruin the book?

While we had not intended to read Harper Lee's second novel, we eventually did to decide for ourselves what had become of Atticus. Join us to understand the evolution of this character thanks to the analysis of the characters and the publication history of this book, and discover what you can enjoy in Go Set a Watchman.


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What's for Reading Podcast: 20th-century Book Quest, a book podcast by Gwen & Mimi

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