How many chapters are in "To Kill a Mockingbird"?


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"To Kill a Mockingbird" contains 31 chapters. The author of the book, Harper Lee, wrote the book in New York City in the mid 1950s, and J.B. Lippincott first published the book in 1960.

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The setting of the book is the years from 1933 to 1935 in the fictional town of Maycomb, Alabama. The novel is a coming-of-age story told in a first-person narration by the character Scout Finch. Throughout the novel's 31 chapters, Scout uses a retrospective approach to recount the events that make up the story, which took place several years before, exploring themes such as morality, courtroom justice and childhood innocence.

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