The Help – Kathryn Stockett

the helpMinny, Abilene and Skeeter don’t seem to have much in common – especially in the Mississippi of 1962 where race relations are still strained. Skeeter has come home after graduating from University and her mother is just desperate for her to be married. Skeeter, however, is more concerned about where her beloved maid Constantine has disappeared to, and she starts to investigate what life is actually like as a black maid – using Minny and Abilene as her clandestine subjects. An extraordinary story about women’s lives and the rules to which they are forced to conform.

Kathryn Stockett

One Response to “The Help – Kathryn Stockett”

  1. Jennifer.M Says:

    Just sensational; a true masterpiece for historical-fiction readers. I think the voices of the characters ring out the best in this novel and they shape a story that is so funny, brave, touching, sad and, in so many ways, glorious.

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