Jean Rhys wrote about women in an innovative and often controversial way. In this novel she created an portrait of a woman forced to confront her own inevitable loneliness and despair. This book was first published in 1939.
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Jean Rhys was born in Dominica in 1894. After arriving in England aged sixteen, she became a chorus girl and drifted between different jobs before moving to Paris, where she started to write in the late 1920s. She published a story collection and four novels, after which she disappeared from view and lived reclusively for many years. In 1966 she made a sensational comeback with her masterpiece, Wide Sargasso Sea, written in difficult circumstances over a long period. Rhys died in 1979.Review:
"No one who reads Good Morning, Midnight will ever forget it. --New York Times
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Book Description Penguin Classic, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140183434
Book Description Penguin Classic, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140183434