With the help of our summer reads you’ve traveled through time and space; from modern day England, to WWI, to 1950s America. Our final book, The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro, takes us the farthest afield to an English village steeped in legend, sometime after the fall of King Arthur.
I chose to approach Go Set a Watchman with an open mind while taking the following into consideration: this was Harper Lee’s debut novel; it was initially rejected, that original unedited draft is what has been published.
Through her marvelous descriptions, we are with Helen, first, inside the house, as she trains her hawk, whom she names “Mabel,” to her fist. And, after that, as she flies and hunts with Mabel through field and forest.