Book Review: Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

July 14, 2011

If you’re looking for a book that’s interesting, well-written, full of detail, and long enough to keep you occupied for a few weeks, this is the book for you.

This is The Great American Novel, written by Margaret Mitchell while she was bedridden. Published on June 10, 1936, it instantly became a best seller, and, in 1939, one of the most popular movies of all time, Gone with the Wind, starring Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O’Hara and Clark Gable as Rhett Bulter, premiered.

The copy that I’m reading, the version published by Pocket Book Fiction, is 1448 pages in all. I think it’s the longest book that I have ever read, and also one of the best as well. But don’t let the page number keep you from picking up this book. It’s definitely worth your while to read. Read the rest of this entry »

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Macbeth by William Shakespeare

June 23, 2009

It starts with the three witches. They prophesy to a war hero named Macbeth, saying he will be the Lord of Cawdor and King over everything. The reigning king, Duncan, appoints him Thane of Cawdor. So that part of the phrophecy comes true. How far will Macbeth go in his endeavor to become King?

Emily, 14, Knightdale

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