Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
The novel by American writer Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949) Gone with the Wind (1936) is a fascinating story, a sharp social work, the main problem of which is the fate of human values in the world of buying and selling. The action of the book takes place in one of the most difficult periods in the history of the United States and covers the years of the Civil War (1861-1865) and the Reconstruction that followed.
The novel was published on June 30, 1936 and became one of the most famous bestsellers of American literature. By the end of 1936, more than one million copies had already been sold. In the same year, Mitchell transferred the rights to screen adaptation of the novel and in 1939 was filmed the film with Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable in the lead roles.
Author: Margaret Mitchell
Original language: English
Literary Genre: History, Drama, Love, Romance