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Jean Rhys astonished readers with her passionate andheartbreaking work. In it, she reimagines one of fiction’smost mysterious characters: the madwoman in the attic fromCharlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre. Set in the Caribbean, AntoinetteCosway, a sensual and protected young woman, is sold intomarriage to the prideful Rochester. Rhys portrays her amid asociety so driven by hatred, so skewed in its sexual relations,that it can literally drive a woman out of her mind.
Number of Pages: 171
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Author: Jean Rhys
Street Date: January 25, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-03-1693