The results are in and our Book of the Month is GONE WITH THE WIND by Margaret Mitchell!
If you're not familiar with this phenomenal classic, read on!
From Amazon: "Beyond a doubt one of the most remarkable first novels produced by an American writer. It is also one of the best." -- The New York Times
"The best novel to have ever come out of the South...it is unsurpassed in the whole of American writing." -- The Washington Post
"Fascinating and unforgettable! A remarkable book, a spectacular book, a book that will not be forgotten!" -- Chicago Tribune
"Gone with the Wind is one of those rare books that we never forget. We read it when we're young and fall in love with the characters, then we watch the film and read the book again and watch the film again and never get tired of revisiting an era that is the most important in our history. Rhett and Scarlet and Melanie and Ashley and Big Sam and Mammy and Archie the convict are characters who always remain with us, in the same way that Twain's characters do. No one ever forgets the scene when Scarlet wanders among the wounded in the Atlanta train yard; no one ever forgets the moment Melanie and Scarlet drag the body of the dead Federal soldier down the staircase, a step at a time. Gone with the Wind is an epic story. Anyone who has not read it has missed one of the greatest literary experiences a reader can have." -- James Lee Burke, bestselling author of The Tin Roof Blowdown
From Wikipedia: Gone with the Wind, first published in 1936, is a romance novel written by Margaret Mitchell, who received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for the book in 1937. The story is set in Clayton County, Georgia and Atlanta during the American Civil War and Reconstruction, and depicts the experiences of Scarlett O'Hara, the spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner, who must use every means at her disposal to come out of the poverty she finds herself in after Sherman's March to the Sea. The book is the source of the 1939 film of the same name.
So get your copies now and let's start reading!!!!
We could have a discussion for another book instead. Too late to start on this one. Sorry ngayon lang kasi naka visit uli sa site. Medyo busy rin sa work and all.
I'd like to suggest that we come up of a list of books to be read each month for next year. Para na rin makapag prepare ng copy. Maybe I am speaking for myself kasi limited ang selections sa NBS sa lugar namin and i just couldn't rely on BookSale here as not all the time andyan agad yung book. Hehehehe.
Idaan pa rin natin ang selection through polls. that is suggestion lang naman. No problem if we stick with the same format or if there are better ideas.
Going back... @Wanda: How's the book? Please do tell us (or me)
I have seen the film version twice long time ago,kinda tragic ending...I want to know any reviews about the book. I was rather intimidated with the thickness of it,hehehe. I know I won't be able to finish it in time.