Wide Sargasso Sea

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Deutsch, 1966 - Fiction - 189 pages
220 Reviews
Story of a young woman in the Caribbean whose family's past will be used against her by her cold-hearted and prideful husband, Rochester.

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Haunting, with beautiful prose and perfect tragedy. - Goodreads
Not impressed by the story or the writing. - Goodreads
The imagery in this book is amazing. - Goodreads
Beautiful, sparse writing style. - Goodreads
The novel is fairly short and easy to read. - Goodreads
Jean Rhys is a seriously skilled writer. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Emma Deplores Goodreads Censorship - Goodreads

I am sorry to say I simply didn't get this, despite all I have heard and read about it by brilliant people who loved the book. It isn't that I disliked the book, or that I didn't understand the basics ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lisa Jason - Goodreads

I read Jane Eyre and then read this as a companion book. It is very well done and paints the back story of Mr. Rochester and his first wife, how they met, etc. Read full review


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