Go Set a Watchman

Go Set a Watchman Relationship to To Kill a Mockingbird

While not exactly a precise sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird, Go Set a Watchman was originally marketed by its publisher HarperCollins as such, and can be read and understood as a sequel as well. The events of Go Set a Watchman take place sixteen years after those in To Kill a Mockingbird, and features the same location and cast of characters. Overlapping characters include Jean Louise “Scout” Finch, Atticus Finch, Uncle Jack Finch, Aunt Alexandra Finch, Jem Finch (although now deceased), Calpurnia, and Dill. Notable absences in Go Set a Watchman include Sheriff Heck Tate and Arthur “Boo” Radley. Notable new presences in Go Set a Watchman include Henry Clinton.