Good Morning, Midnight

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1986 - Fiction - 189 pages
14 Reviews
Sasha Jensen has returned to Paris, the city of both her happiest moments and her most desperate. Her past lies in wait for her in cafes, bars, and dress shops, blurring all distinctions between nightmare and reality. When she is picked up by a young man, she begins to feel that she is still capable of desires and emotions. Few encounters in fiction have been so brilliantly conceived, and few have come to a more unforgettable end.
 

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User Review  - Lukerik - LibraryThing

A strange and beautifully written novel, full of atmosphere and character. My favourite bit is the passage beginning “This happened in London, and the kitten belonged to the couple in the flat above ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristelh - LibraryThing

The title of this story is taken from a title of an Emily Dickenson poem and Ms Dickenson wrote great depression poetry. The time period is between the wars in Paris, France. The protagonist is Sasha ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
33
Section 3
57
Section 4
71
Section 5
85
Section 6
113
Section 7
125
Section 8
139
Section 9
149
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About the author (1986)

Jean Rhys (1890–1979) is the author of Good Morning, Midnight; Voyage in the Dark; After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie; Quartet; and The Collected Short Stories.

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