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  • Good Morning, Midnight by Jean Rhys
    Good Morning, Midnight (English, Paperback)

    In 1930s 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.

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  • Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
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    Born into the oppressive, colonialist society of 1930s Jamaica, white Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway meets a young Englishman who is drawn to her innocent beauty and sensuality. After their marriage, however, disturbing rumours begin to circulate which poison her husband against her.

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  • Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
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    If Antoinette Cosway, a spirited Creole heiress, could have foreseen the terrible future that awaited her, she would not have married the young Englishman. Initially drawn to her beauty and sensuality, he becomes increasingly frustrated by his inability to reach into her soul.

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  • Good Morning, Midnight by Jean Rhys
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    Saved, rescued, fished-up, half-drowned, out of the deep, dark river, dry clothes, hair shampooed and set......

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  • Quartet by Jean Rhys
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    Set against a background of winter-wet streets, Pernod in smoky cafes and cheap hotel rooms, Marya tries to make something substantial of her life in order to withstand the unreality of her surroundings. Alone, her Polish husband in prison, she is taken up by an English couple who slowly overwhelm her with their passions.

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  • Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
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    Born into an oppressive, colonialist society, white Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway meets a young Englishman who is drawn to her innocent beauty and sensuality. After their marriage, however, disturbing rumours begin to circulate which poison her husband against her.

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  • Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
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    Written over the course of twenty-one years and published in 1966, Wide Sargasso Sea, based on Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, takes place in Jamaica and Dominica in 1839-45.

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  • The Collected Short Stories by Jean Rhys
    The Collected Short Stories (English, Paperback)

    "Reading such stories as a group . . . can be overwhelming. Yet it is precisely this intense immersion in experience that is the essence of Rhys' art. The force of her stories lies in the fusion of elegant prose with an uncanny penetration of the darker reaches of the soul."-Washington Post Book World

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  • Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
    Wide Sargasso Sea (English, Paperback)

    Born into an oppressive, colonialist society, Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway meets a young Englishman who is drawn to her innocent sensuality and beauty. After their marriage the rumours begin, poisoning her husband against her. Caught between his demands and her own precarious sense of belonging, Antoinette is driven towards madness.

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  • Quartet by Jean Rhys
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    The story of a woman on the edge caught in the stranglehold between her lover and his wife. When her husband is released from prison, the situation explodes.

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  • Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
    Wide Sargasso Sea (English, Paperback)

    This "tour de force" (New York Times Book Review) celebrates its 50th anniversary.

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  • Good Morning, Midnight by Jean Rhys
    Good Morning, Midnight (English, Paperback)

    "No one who reads Good Morning, Midnight will ever forget it." -New York Times

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  • Voyage in the Dark by Jean Rhys
    Voyage in the Dark (English, Paperback)

    Rhys's voice is starkly simple, yet sharp as nails.

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  • After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie by Jean Rhys
    After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie (English, Paperback)

    "It is a book that does not invite comparisons. . . . Its excellence is individual, intrinsic; it measures itself against itself."--Saturday Review of Literature

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  • La Grosse Fifi by Jean Rhys
    La Grosse Fifi (Paperback)

    Contains such stories as: "La Grosse Fifi", "Vienne", "Tea with an Artist", and "Mixing Cocktails". They are all taken from a selection from The Left Bank in Penguin's edition of "Tigers Are Better Looking".

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  • Voyage in the Dark by Jean Rhys
    Voyage in the Dark (English, Paperback)

    '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 demi-monde of Edwardian London.

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  • After Leaving Mr Mackenzie by Jean Rhys
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    For six months, Julia has lived alone in a drab Parisian hotel on an allowance from her ex-lover, Mr Mackenzie. When his cheques stop, Julia decides to leave France and return to London. Past her prime, exhausted by broken love affairs and addled by drink, Julia is tragically unable to find what she really wants - love.

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  • Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
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    "A considerable tour de force by any standard."-?New York Times Book Review

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