Originally Posted by bloodlover
You can look at the movie and stop. While the book has some very good parts in it (especially the chapters during the war) most of it is boring and except Rhett Butler all the other characters are shallow and uninteresting.
I am not really going to bite here. All I will say to this is that even the 2nd tier characters such as Mr. O'Hara and Mrs. O'Hara are a lot more fleshed out in the book.