• "This is beyond a doubt one of the most remarkable first novels produced by an American writer. It is also one of the best. I would go so far as to say that it is, in narrative power . . . surpassed by nothing in American fiction."

    The New York Times
  • "For sheer readability I can think of nothing it must give way before"

    The New Yorker
  • "Gone With The Wind is a rich, complicated book . . . we can and should argue about a story that’s achieved such a hold on the American imagination"

    The Washington Post
  • "Mitchell carefully analyses the nature of human resilience, and holds up hopefulness as the critical tool for getting through the worst times… most of all, in the bleak days of 2016, it is Scarlett’s belief that tomorrow will be better that feels endlessly and gleefully hopeful. After all, as she knows so well: “Tomorrow is another day.”"

    The Guardian
  • "Anyone who has not read it has missed one of the greatest literary experiences a reader can have."

    James Lee Burke