Hello! You have reached the website all about Harper Lee and her book, To Kill a Mockingbird. This book is said to be the greatest American novel ever written! It has sold over 40 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over 40 languages. The movie it was made into, also titled To KIll a Mockingbird, is also extremely popular, and made the director of it, Robert Mulligan, very famous. Both the book and the movie are considered to be classics. A classic novel or film is timely. It is an expression of and influence on the times in which it was written. It is not only timely, but it is also timeless. It lasts throughout generations, and it's themes touch all people, of all different societies and cultures. A classic is also readable in it's style. IN other words, a classic keeps a reader interested by means of a weel developed storyline. Finally, A classic makes connections. Classics reveal influences from other writers that have written other great works. A classic expresses the time in which it was written about, yet is still unique and appealing. According to Mark Twain, a classic is, "Something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read." So browse this website, and enjoy learning about Harper Lee's novel and Robert Mulligan's film, To Kill a Mockingbird.