Wide Sargasso Sea

by Jean Rhys

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Wide Sargasso Sea

Antoinette Cosway is a Creole heiress - product of an inbred, decadent, expatriate community - a sensitive girl at once beguiled and repelled by the lush Jamaican landscape. Soon after her marriage to Rochester rumours of madness in the Cosway family poison Rochester's mind against her.


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(5 years ago)
27 Oct, 2018
Written as a prequel to Jane Eyre, Wide Sargasso Sea tells the story of Antoinette Mason, Mr Rochester's first wife.

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