What Does Harper Lee Want?

I have had nothing but suspicions since Go Set a Watchman was “discovered”. Every bit of the story sounds like it’s been fabricated by Ms. Lee’s lawyer in order to cash in on her famous client. So it’s appropriate to ask What Does Harper Lee Want? even though it’s unlikely Ms. Lee even knows herself let alone is able to answer.

Setting aside those misgivings, it helpful to remember that Watchman was a first novel that was rejected by a publisher who told Ms. Lee to go back and write the novel that became Mockingbird. Would she have even written Watchman had it instead been a true sequel, written afterwards? We’ll never know, but perhaps there’s a reason some of the characters were changed so much.

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