Wide Sargasso Sea

Front Cover
Deutsch, 1966 - Fiction - 189 pages
374 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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

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
I found her writing unclear and confusing. - Goodreads
The novel is fairly short and easy to read. - Goodreads
Beautiful, sparse writing style. - Goodreads

Review: Wide Sargasso Sea

User Review  - Paula Maguire - Goodreads

I enjoyed this book much more than I thought I would. I knew what the basic story was and thought it was a bit gimmicky, but the prose was good, well handled and contributed to the sense of gloom and ... Read full review

Review: Wide Sargasso Sea

User Review  - Thomas Armstrong - Goodreads

The fact that this is meant to be a prequel to Jane Eyre and tell the story of the mad woman in the attic does not add anything, in my opinion, to the value of the book. It is a marvelous story in its ... Read full review

All 275 reviews »


Section 1
Section 2
Section 3

1 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information