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If you could have a sequel...

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Post by annis » Wed November 12th, 2008, 10:13 pm

I'm with those who would have love to read a Margaret Mitchell sequel to "Gone With The Wind". I mean the ending of GWTW ihas got to be the most perfect set-up for a sequel:
"Tara. Home. I'll go home, and I'll think of some way to get him back. After all, tomorrow is another day".

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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Thu November 13th, 2008, 12:07 am

Yeah, GWTW definitely needed one. After reading it as a teenager, I devised several endings. Then I read Scarlett, did not like it at all. Not that it might not have done well enough alone, but it wasn't a sequel, the characters weren't the same people. Just the same names, and a few of the same facts. The nuances that only the creator can give her own creations were all wrong.

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Post by Misfit » Thu November 13th, 2008, 1:18 am

There is no way I will read that sequel. It's beginning to look like GWTW is the hands down winner.

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Post by donroc » Thu November 13th, 2008, 4:22 am

Sabatini's Scaramouche during The Reign of Terror and "buddy" of Talleyrand through the rise of Napoleon..

Bodo the Apostate, a novel set during the reign of Louis the Pious and end of the Carolingian Empire.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXZthhY6 ... annel_page


Post by Helen_Davis » Sat November 15th, 2008, 3:00 am

Forever Amber

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Post by SonjaMarie » Sat November 15th, 2008, 7:03 am

"Kathryn In the Court of Six Queens"

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