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Wide Sargasso Sea

Author: Jean Rhys First published: 1966, by André Deutsch “Such terrible things happen,” I said. “Why? Why?” Jean Rhys (Ella Gwendolyn Rees Williams) was born in 1890 in Dominica—an island in the British West Indies. Her father was a Welsh doctor, and her mother was Scottish Creole, which made Rhys British, but no quite. This aspect of […]