How old is Arthur (Boo) Radley in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird?
In the opening chapter of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, we are told of the story of Arthur (Boo) Radley's house arrest and of his subsequent attack on his father at the age of 33. We can use that information to estimate Arthur's current age.
Scout informs us that Arthur was placed under house arrest by his father when he and some other boys got into trouble at the age of 18. The boys were convicted on multiple charges, and all but Arthur, as punishment, were sent to...
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