'Go Set a Watchman': Here's the book cover

Harper Lee's book 'Watchman' reportedly centers on an adult version of the 'Mockingbird' character Scout and will be released this July.

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The book cover for Harper Lee’s upcoming novel “Go Set a Watchman” has been revealed. 

The book is a follow-up by “To Kill a Mockingbird” author Lee and reportedly centers on now-adult “Mockingbird” protagonist Scout.

“Mockingbird” fans will note that the cover of “Watchman,” which is being released this July, echoes the 50th anniversary “Mockingbird” cover that shows a leafy tree. As you can see above, the “Watchman” cover also has a leafy tree standing next to what seems to be train tracks. 

Michael Morrison of HarperCollins explained the presence of the train on the cover in a statement

“The book begins with Scout's train ride home, but more profoundly, it is about the journey Harper Lee's beloved characters have taken in the subsequent 20 years of their lives,” Morrison said.


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