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Margaret Mitchell, author of 'Gone with The Wind'. The bestselling novel was published in 1936 and went on to win the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

Margaret Mitchell, author of 'Gone with The Wind'. The bestselling novel was published in 1936 and went on to win the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

Robert Louis Stevenson~ His own life was nearly as colourful as his novels, culminating with his 3 long sea voyages in the Pacific and his ultimate settlement in Samoa.    Stevenson usually looks great-eyed and hollow-cheeked in pictures, and indeed was a lifelong sufferer of some chest-ailment - whether tuberculosis or bronchitis or another disease is unknown…    Robert Louis Stevenson, 1890s - platinum print, by Notman of Boston (NPG, London)

Robert Louis Stevenson~ His own life was nearly as colourful as his novels, culminating with his 3 long sea voyages in the Pacific and his ultimate settlement in Samoa. platinum print, by Notman of Boston (NPG, London)

Margaret Mitchell was often asked what became of her lovers, Rhett and Scarlett, after the novel ended. She did not know, and said, "For all I know, Rhett may have found someone else who was less difficult.

GWTW: the author (asked what became of Rhett and Scarlett after the novel ended she said, "For all I know, Rhett may have found someone else who was less difficult.

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