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Gone with the Wind

by Margaret Mitchell


An unforgettable novel by Margaret Mitchell, an American author of the 20th century, the Pulitzer Prize winner. “Gone with the Wind” is a story of love, war, friendship, jealousy, devotion and self-sacrifice. Captivating by the plot, it focuses on the problem of human values in the world of purchase and sale. There is hardly more vivid character in American 20th century literature, than Scarlett O'Hara, the “conqueror” of America, the protagonist of the book, who made the world to tremble for her fate. The story is set in Clayton County, Georgia and Atlanta, Georgia during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and follows the life of Scarlett, the daughter of an Irish immigrant plantation owner. It offers detailed description of... Read more

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...wouldnever let him go. And then, India and Honey had hugged him, fairly tearing him fromMelanie's arms. Then he had kissed his father, with a dignified affectionate embracethat showed the strong quiet feeling that lay between them. And then Aunt Pitty, whowas jumping up and down on her inadequate little feet with excitement. Finally he turnedto her, surrounded by all the boys who were claiming their kisses, and said: "Oh, Scarlett! You pretty, pretty thing!" and kissed her on the cheek. With that kiss, everything she had intended to say in welcome took wings. Not untilhours later did she recall that he had not kissed her on the lips. Then she wonderedfeverishly if he would have done it had she met him alone, bending his tall body overhers, pulling her up on tiptoe, holding her for a long, long time. And because it made herhappy to think so, she believed that he would. But there would be time for all things, awhole week! Surely she could maneuver to get him alone and say: "Do you...



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