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Title:Wide Sargasso Sea
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:Penguin Books
ISBN:0140274219
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Number of Pages:160
Category:Fiction, Classics, Literature

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Wide Sargasso Sea Born into an oppressive colonialist society Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway meets a young Englishman who is drawn to her innocent sensuality and beauty But soon after their marriage rumors of madness in her family poison his mind against her He forces Antoinette to conform to his rigid Victorian ideals

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Voyage in the Dark, After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie, Quartet, Good Morning, Midnight, Sleep it Off Lady: Stories by Jean Rhys, The Collected Short Stories, Wide Sargasso Sea, Tigers are Better-Looking: With a selection from The Left Bank, The Complete Novels: Voyage in the Dark / Quartet / After Leaving Mr Mackenzie / Good Morning, Midnight / Wide Sargasso Sea, Smile Please: An Unfinished Autobiography
Jean Rhys unfinished posthumous autobiography From the early days on Dominica to the bleak time in England living in bedsits on gin and little else to Paris with her first husband this is a lasting memorial to a unique artist, It was as if a curtain had fallen hiding everything I had ever known says Anna Morgan eighteen years old and catapulted to England from the West Indies after the death of her beloved father Working as a chorus girl Anna drifts into the i demi monde i of Edwardian London But there dismayed by the unfamiliar cold and greyness she is absolutely alone and unconsciously floating from innocence to harsh experience Her childish dreams have been replaced by the harsher reality of living in a man s world where all charity has its price i Voyage in the Dark i was first published in but it could have been written today It is the story of an unhappy love affair a portrait of a hypocritical society and an exploration of exile and breakdown all written in Jean Rhys s hauntingly simple and beautiful style br br Jean Rhys was born in Dominica Coming to England aged she drifted into various jobs before moving to Paris where she began writing and was discovered by Ford Madox Ford Her novels often portraying women as underdogs out to exploit their sexualities were ahead of their time and only modestly successful From when i Good Morning Midnight i was written onwards she lived reclusively and was largely forgotten when she made a sensational comeback with her account of i Jane Eyre s i Bertha Rochester i Wide Sargasso Sea i in br br If you enjoyed i Voyage in the Dark i you might like James Joyce s i A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man i also available in Penguin Classics br br A wonderful bitter sweet book written with disarming simplicity br Esther Freud i Express i br br Her eloquence in the language of human sexual transactions is chilling cynical and surprisingly moving br A L Kennedy, em Wide Sargasso Sea em a masterpiece of modern fiction was Jean Rhys s return to the literary center stage She had a startling early career and was known for her extraordinary prose and haunting women characters With em Wide Sargasso Sea em her last and best selling novel she ingeniously brings into light one of fiction s most fascinating characters the madwoman in the attic from Charlotte Bront s em Jane Eyre em This mesmerizing work introduces us to Antoinette Cosway a sensual and protected young woman who is sold into marriage to the prideful Mr Rochester Rhys portrays Cosway amidst a society so driven by hatred so skewed in its sexual relations that it can literally drive a woman out of her mind br br A new introduction by the award winning Edwidge Danticat author most recently of em Claire of the Sea Light em expresses the enduring importance of this work Drawing on her own Caribbean background she illuminates the setting s impact on Rhys and her astonishing work, In s Paris where one cheap hotel room is very like another a young woman is teaching herself indifference She has escaped personal tragedy and has come to France to find courage and seek independence She tells herself to expect nothing especially not kindness least of all from men Tomorrow she resolves she will dye her hair blonde