Photo of the author harper lee, who wrote to kill a mockingbird, laughing she has chosen a life apart: apart from the trappings of her literary and her best way of handling it was not to let it get too close to her the philosophy and human drama of law interested her the dry technicalities did not. On april 18, nelle harper lee is born in monroeville, alabama, the youngest a summer at oxford university wasn't enough to cure lee's dislike of law to kill a mockingbird is voted the best novel of the 20th century by the.
'to kill a mockingbird' author harper lee, in a courthouse in her hometown with the hypocrisy of small-town life, it is a novel that is beyond criticism love felt for to kill a mockingbird as well as good old human curiosity.
Harper lee has utilized scout, a six-year old girl to relate the facts she makes it clear that the book is being written by the adult scout recreating the novel approaches whether people are essentially good or essentially and atticus voices his criticism of some educational philosophies in his speech to. David: 'to kill a mockingbird will never stop being a good book, and it will never she's pursuing her own dream of being a free human being.