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Avem Occidere Mimicam: To Kill A Mockingbird Translated into Latin

Avem Occidere Mimicam: To Kill A Mockingbird Translated into Latin

The first translation into Latin of one of the world's greatest books. This translation of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' is suitable for students at any level of proficiency in Latin and allows readers to discover one of the classics of world literature while learning Latin.

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ISBN 9780285643864
Release Date 1 October 2019 by Profile Books Ltd
Format Hardback, Main
Language English (translated from: English)
Author(s) By Lee, Harper
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ISBN-13 9780285643864
ISBN-10 028564386X
Stock Release date is 1 October 2019
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Profile Books Ltd
Imprint Souvenir Press Ltd
Release Date 1 October 2019
International Release Date 19 September 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, Main
Edition Main
Language English
Translated from English
Author(s) By Lee, Harper
Category Modern Languages (I.e. Other Than English)
Modern Languages: Literary Texts
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text School Textbooks & Study Guides: Literature, Arts & Humanities
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Already translated into over 40 languages, this is the first translation of To Kill A Mockingbird into Latin. Andrew Wilson has made the translation suitable for students at any level of proficiency. While respecting Harper Lee's style, Wilson keeps to the requirements of the Cambridge Latin Course (which is used across the world). Uniquely, this is a book that can be sold globally (after all, Latin is widely studied in non-English speaking countries as well). It is the perfect gift book for all lovers of literature.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Someone rare has written this very fine novel, a writer with the liveliest sense of life and the warmest, most authentic humour. A touching book; and so funny, so likeable. -- Truman Capote * (on To Kill A Mockingbird) * There is humour as well as tragedy in this book, besides its faint note of hope for human nature; and it is delightfully written. -- Sunday Times * (on To Kill A Mockingbird) * On nearly every page there is some felicity of composition to be admired, some turn of phrase that arouses admiration for the translator. In its entirety, it is an extraordinary work - it is a wonderfully good read. -- Theodore Brennan, Professor of Philosophy and Classics, Cornell University * (on Andrew Wilson's translation of Harry Potter) *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Harper Lee was born in 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. She attended Huntingdon College and studied law at the University of Alabama. She is the author of the acclaimed To Kill A Mockingbird which was an immediate success, winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1961, and has since sold over 40 million copies globally. She died on 19 February 2016. Andrew Wilson is a Classics teacher and translator from Bedford. He has translated Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone into Ancient Greek.

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