South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future

Category Archives: Margaret Mitchell

Gone With the Wind

In 1939 a big screen adaptation of Gone With the Wind was released starring Vivien Leigh and Clarke Gable. Celebrated as one of ‘the greatest films of all time’, the adaptation is an enduring homage to Margaret Mitchell’s novel.

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Gone With the Wind

Gone With the Wind is a 1936 novel written by Margaret Mitchell. A sweeping historical romantic novel set in the American South of the 1930s, it is a coming of age story set against the historical backdrop of the plantations in the American South.

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Margaret Mitchell

Margret Mitchell was an American author and journalist.  Although she only published one novel in her lifetime (Gone With the Wind), she is much celebrated for her depiction of the American South in the 1930s.

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