Lost Laysen [Margaret Mitchell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Until recently, the odd thought Margaret Mitchell had only one story to tell: . Written by the author of Gone with the Wind when she was a teen, Lost Laysen is a novella by Margaret Mitchell that demonstrates her. Lost Laysen By Margaret Mitchell – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.
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Log-in or create an account first! I liked this book, except for the fact that there was definitely a lot of language, and it was rather violent. They should be treasured and losr and re-read forever. Cream cloth spine and green paper over boards, dust jacket.
In sum, when I found out that Lost Laysen existed, I really, really wanted to get my hands on it, but became profundly disapointed, as it is not a good story, pr “Gone With The Wind” is one of my all time favourite books, if not my favourite. Monroe Street Books Published: The biographical info and photos that take up almost half of this book’s pages make it all the more worth it.
Lost Laysen by Margaret Mitchell
Reminiscent of The African Queen, but in pale imitation. I have a penchant toward adventure stories A very very clean, tight and crisp book and dustjacket, most probably unread, handsome small volume with a sixty-three page preface profusely illustrated with vintage photos and facimile letters of Margaret Mitchell, edited by Debra J.
Edited by Debra Freer, the book includes an extensive introduction telling the story of Mitchell and Angel’s relationship, complete with photographs and reproductions of some of her letters. I liked the imperfect punctuation which for me is a big deal – for some reason it brought to mind old-fashioned speech patterns and gave me a little peek into Mitchell’s head as she I would imagine feverishly wrote this story in her two little notebooks.
I found her history fascinating and am very tempted to go hunt down a biography about her to learn more about the missing bits and relationships only hinted at in this.
Until recently, the odd thought Margaret Mitchell had only one story to tell: The book is new with light shelf wear on the Dj cover. We can only imagine what other tales she had to tell. It was a fun book to read.
Upon her death inher personal papers, almost all other writing, and even the original typescript of Gone With the Wind were destroyed. This ain’t gone with the wind.
The world has another story from Margaret Mitchell. Lost Laysen is pure magic, a gift for us to cherish from Americas most beloved storyteller.
For example, I found it glaring that Courtenay smiles, blushes, and takes it as a compliment when the men patrionazingly call her “Little Lady” and basically brush her aside from “men’s business”.
Thus, though I enjoyed the first part, I could not help thinking that, had I known that that the novella was of inferior quality, I would have simply bought a full-size book on the author’s life. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request.
To ask other readers questions about Lost Laysenplease sign up. That I wanted to know more about Margaret Mitchell than I wanted to read the short story she wrote when she was sixteen? The only reason these aspects even come through is because the book is written and set in a very strict era, because otherwise she does nothing extraordinary, and, in short, it comes off as Margaret Mitchell telling us her attributes, but not showing them.
The book contains extensive introductory material, including letters from Ms.
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Fine in Fine DJ. The end is very sad, yet somewhat noble. The titles appear as though they would have given insight — whether real or fictionalized, we’ll never know — into her friends, her life, her emotions, and her relationships.
Remainder dot on lower block edge. As for the short story, it had its moment of brilliance, but it wasn’t as engrossing as Margaret’s life.
The novel is one of the most popular books of all time, selling more than 28 million copies. This item ships from multiple locations. Lower Beverley Better Books Published: Your email address will not be published. It was Margaret Mitchell’s request that when she died all her stories, letters, manuscripts etc. May 30, Wendy Mills rated it really liked it. The first part of this book produces photos of MM with a number of her friends, as well as copies personal letters she’d written to one of her ‘beaux’ during the 20s and were found in his possessions after he passed.
Apr 17, Marnae rated it liked it. Margaret Mitchell gave the story to Henry Love Angel who kept same for safe keeping, not realizing what he had for over half a century.