Go Set a Watchman. By Harper Lee. First Edition, First Printing. HarperCollins. New York, 2015.

$35.00

In 1960, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird surprised publishers with its critical and commercial success. It was her first published novel and it won the Pulitzer Prize that year. To Kill a Mockingbird’s popularity has never waned, even as Lee neglected to produce other book-length works. Then, just before her death, she published Go Set a Watchman, a work that publishers initially advertised as a sequel. In some ways, this is true. For example, it follows the same narrator, Scout, but as an adult who returns to her Alabama hometown and reflects on her childhood. However, readers and critics were quick to point out the shared passages between Go Set a Watchman and To Kill a Mockingbird. Lee also drafted Go Set a Watchman first, way back in 1957. It is therefore now considered an earlier draft of To Kill a Mockingbird–one no less brilliant, but too similar to be called a standalone work.

This first edition, first printing is in fine condition. In the original half cloth boards, fine. Text block fine. In the original dust jacket, fine.

A flawless first edition of Harper Lee’s second and final novel.

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Go Set a Watchman. By Harper Lee. First Edition, First Printing. HarperCollins. New York, 2015.

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Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 9 × 5 in