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Rhett Butler's People Fully authorized by the Margaret Mitchell estate, Rhett Butler s People is the astonishing and long awaited novel that parallels the Great American Novel, Gone With The Wind Twelve years in the making, the publication of Rhett Butler s People marks a major and historic cultural event Through the storytelling mastery of award winning writer Donald McCaig, the life and times of the dashing Rhett Butler unfolds Through Rhett s eyes we meet the people who shaped his larger than life personality as it sprang from Margaret Mitchell s unforgettable pages Langston Butler, Rhett s unyielding father Rosemary his steadfast sister Tunis Bonneau, Rhett s best friend and a onetime slave Belle Watling, the woman for whom Rhett cared long before he met Scarlett O Hara at Twelve Oaks Plantation, on the fateful eve of the Civil War Of course there is Scarlett Katie Scarlett O Hara, the headstrong, passionate woman whose life is inextricably entwined with Rhett s like him than she cares to admit in love with him than she ll ever know Brought to vivid and authentic life by the hand of a master, Rhett Butler s People fulfills the dreams of those whose imaginations have been indelibly marked by Gone With The Wind

10 thoughts on “Rhett Butler's People

  1. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Can you picture Miss Melly as a gossiping complainer Rosemary Butler marrying Ashley Wilkes Scarlett and Belle Watling friends Rhett mooning over a woman I love Gone With the Wind, hell I even loved Scarlett and that was considered a travesty against GWTW, but this b

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    Dear Estate of Margaret Mitchell I m writing to request that you stop authorizing crappy prequels and sequels to Ms Mitchell s book Those of us who have a special fondness for the characters of Gone With the Wind find ourselves compelled to read them because of our interest in these well developed and complex personalities We then find ourselves

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    So, I finished Rhett Butler s People last night.I d seen a lot of negative reviews while I was reading but I vowed to keep an open mind, and I m glad I did I really enjoyed this book It s one of the better ones I ve read in awhile and one I know I will read again someday.It s NOT Gone With the Wind there will never be another It s not even the sam

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    What was the last book that brought tears to your eyes as you finished the last page Not due to the hero heroine s tragic death, but simply because you have finished the story That s how I felt after finishing Rhett Butler s People tonight.Rhett Butler s People is set around Margaret Mitchell s classic novel You meet Rhett before that fateful meeti

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    Takes Gone with the Wind and poops on it.Rhett Butler is one of the best romantic heroes, both in literature and cinema He deserves a good companion novel or sequel or prequel told from his point of view This aint it.Mr Darcy has a kazillion books recently, and I hope Rhetty gets another shot.This book sucks For reals.

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I really enjoyed Gone With the Wind so when I heard of this new take on my beloved story I figured I d take a shot and read it Unlike most people, I didn t hate Scarlett so I was hoping to like this one as well However I was very dissapointed.The novel begins and you feel

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    You really need to read Gone With the Wind first in order to really appreciate this book The author was commissioned by the estate of Margaret Mitchell to write this parallel sequel to GWTW, and he has kept faithful to her style In it, we get background about Rhett s youth, his family, and many characters who are just briefly mentioned in GWTW The sto

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I first heard about RBP by browsing through this site, and I was very excited to find a copy My excitement started to fizzle as soon as I began reading it.McCaig spent 12 years writing this authorized prequel, but chose time and again to alter or blatantly ignore key events

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    The Margaret Mitchell Estate should have left well enough alone I m not even sure where to start in putting my feelings about this book into words Gone With the Wind is one of my all time favorite books, and Rhett is right up there in my favorite, fascinating male characters in fiction and I was looking forward to a good meaty look into Rhett s life bef

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    I am embarrassed to include this as my first book of 2008, but there it is The fact that it took me six weeks to finish tells you how interesting it was.The plot was okay I m almost always okay with reworkings of classic plots from the viewpoint of a different character But the writing was unbearably poor If I hadn t cared very, very deeply about the cha

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