In WIDE SARGASSO SEA, set in Jamaica and Dominica during the 1830s, Rhys imaginatively constructs the girlhood and marriage of Antoinette Bertha Cosway, the mysterious mad woman in JANE EYRE. It is a romantic and tragic novel, intense and spellbinding.
"This is Charlotte Bronte reconstructed from the inside out. Rhys draws you into a childhood dream that turns nightmare...chilling and beautifully realized." (B-O-T Editorial Review Board)...Continua