Wide Sargasso Sea

A novel

by | Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Average vote of 646
| 10 total contributions of which 9 reviews , 1 quote , 0 images , 0 notes , 0 video
The fortieth anniversary reissue of the best-selling "tour de force" (Walter Allen, New York Times Book Review).Jean Rhys's reputation was made upon the publication of this passionate and heartbreaking novel, in which she brings into the light one of ...Continua
Ha scritto il 07/04/15
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"It was a beautiful place – wild, untouched, above all untouched, with an alien, disturbing, secret loveliness. And it kept its secret. I'd find myself thinking, "What I see is nothing – I want what it hides – that is not nothing."

Ha scritto il 27/11/11

It is a must-read for lovers of Jane Eyre.

Ha scritto il 08/05/10
One of my favourite books
It is very short and lucid. The preface is great and I recommend reading before the novel so you have a sense of what to look for in the narrative. It is hard to imagine that this book emerged from the writer's mass of scribblings stuffed under her b...Continua
Federica De Giorgi
Ha scritto il 27/04/10
This book is a sort of prequel of "Jane Eyre": is the story of Antoinette Cosway/Bertha Mason, the "beast" in the book of Charlotte Bronte. Rhys gives voice to the outcast, the creole girl, who is isolated from the society and is considered mad. I li...Continua
Ha scritto il 31/08/09

Se avete amato Jane Eyre state lontani da sto' libro!!!
If you've loved Jane Eyre stay well away from this book!!!

Ha scritto il Jul 12, 2011, 06:02
Then, not so far off, I saw Tia and her mother and I ran to her, for she was all that was left of my life as it had been. We had eaten the same food, slept side by side, bathed in the same river. As I ran, I thought, I will live with Tia and I will b...Continua
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