To Kill A Mockingbird — GRAPHIC NOVEL VERSION — By Harper Lee, Adapted and Illustrated by Fred Fordham
A beautifully crafted graphic novel adaptation of Harper Lee’s beloved, Pulitzer prize–winning American classic To Kill a Mockingbird has been published.
Adapted and illustrated by noted English artist Fred Fordham (see his Bio below), this very special book is being published just in time to celebrate being selected as America's Best-Loved Novel by millions of voters across the country who participated in PBS' Great American Read.
A haunting portrait of race and class, innocence and injustice, hypocrisy and heroism, tradition and transformation in the Deep South of the 1930s, To Kill a Mockingbirdremains as important today as it was upon its initial publication in 1960.
Now, this most beloved and acclaimed novel is reborn for a new age as a gorgeous graphic novel.
Scout, Gem, Boo Radley, Atticus Finch, and the small town of Maycomb, Alabama, are all captured in vivid and moving illustrations Fordham.
Enduring in vision, Harper Lee’s timeless novel illuminates the complexities of human nature and the depths of the human heart with humor, unwavering honesty, and a tender, nostalgic beauty.
Lifetime admirers and new readers alike will be touched by this special visual edition that joins the ranks of the graphic novel adaptations of A Wrinkle in Time and The Alchemist.
Publication Date: October 30, 2018
Dimensions: 6.7 inches W x 1.2 inches D x 9.5 inches L
Rating:★★★★1/2 (See FAQs)
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
FRED FORDHAM was born in 1985 and grew up in North London. He studied politics and philosophy at Sussex University while working as a portrait painter and occasional tutor.
Here he discovered comics after reading Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis. This book sparked a general interest in the form, and particularly in the Franco-Belgian bandes dessinées tradition.
He wrote and illustrated his first graphic novel, Nightfall, which was published in France by Editions Delcourt in 2013. Since then Fordham has contributed to The Phoenix Comic, the Guardian, and David Lloyd’s online magazine, Aces Weekly. He also is the artist of The Adventures of John Blake.