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Much, much better than the film

Advantages: A simply fantastic story
Disadvantages: 1037 pages!!!

...I’ve heard it said that every woman reads three novels in her lifetime: Rebecca, Wuthering Heights and Gone with the Wind. Having polished off the former two in my formative years, it took until the grand old age of 25 before I finally picked up this wei ...

beatlemanic 24.05.2003 · Read full review
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Frankly my dear, I DO give a damn

Advantages: Excellent book
Disadvantages: You won't surface for a while

...have shied away from writing a review of Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell ever since starting to enjoy writing on this site. The main reason for this is that it is one of my all time favourite books (an unusual thing since I’m a great fan of the ...

Kes30 09.07.2003 · Read full review
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TOMORROW IS NEVER ANOTHER DAY

Advantages: Love story mixed with historical facts
Disadvantages: Once read you can never regain the magic

Gone with the Wind was recommended to me time and time again by family and friends, but I always turned my nose up. "It's not my type of book" I would proclaim loudly and grandly or "I don't like romances". I joined a book club and had to buy so man ...

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It sho' don't blow Miz Scarlett...

Advantages: Excellent story, and not sappy
Disadvantages: None

If you didn't like the film, please don't let that put you off the novel; Margaret Mitchell's characters are far more interesting and realistic than those in the movie version. I don't tend to go for stories classed as 'Romance', but this is one of my fa ...

Raef86 04.08.2008 · Read full review
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True Love

Advantages: Still relevant
Disadvantages: none

I read this book because it was recommended by my teacher in school who knew that I loved "Mill on the Floss". If I had seen the movie first, I would probably never have read the book. Though the movie is a classic, there is much more to the book than t ...

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