Wide Sargasso Sea

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Deutsch, 1966 - Fiction - 189 pages
246 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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Beautiful, sparse writing style. - Goodreads
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The imagery in this book is amazing. - Goodreads
I found her writing unclear and confusing. - Goodreads
A slim work of dark power and beautiful prose. - Goodreads
The novel is fairly short and easy to read. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

Imprisoned by the beauty and sinister pull of the Carribbean, a mother and daughter are haunted by the ghosts of their family's and country's past and consigned to the permanent status of interlopers by black islanders. Their lives slip into tragedy and madness. Read full review

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User Review  - Sue Murdoch - Goodreads

I think I need to re-read Jane Eyre; before, I was 12 or so and perhaps just saw a straightforward 'mad woman in the attic'. Now I'd wonder how much Jane considered her own fate and future with Mr Rochester; how damaged was he? Read full review


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