Book :: Wide Sargasso Sea

Wide Sargasso Sea
By: Jean Rhys
Pages: 151
Published: 1966
Genre(s): Historical Fiction
Literary Fiction
Rating: (6)


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Story of a young woman in the Caribbean whose family's past will be used against her by her cold-hearted and prideful husband, Rochester.

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Portia Portia

Jan 16th, 2020

red13x red13x

It took me some time to get into this, but in the end I really loved the sentiments; I’m a hopeless romantic!

May 28th, 2018

forline forline

I just didn't like this....don't understand the hype!

Dec 31st, 2017

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Oct 29th, 2015

Caro60 Caro60

It is with some misgivings that I approached this novel. How could someone write a prequel to a classic such as Jane Eyre without doing an injustice to a literary masterpiece. Rhys stunned me with the brilliance of this book and how it makes you reconsider the so-called mad woman in the room in Jane Eyre. It makes me want to go back and re-read Jane Eyre but it will be through a very different lens.

Jan 27th, 2015

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May 9th, 2014

Wide Sargasso Sea appears on these lists...

94th on 100 Best Novels by Modern Library

81st on Rival 100 Best Novels by Radcliffe

79th on 100 Novels Everyone Should Read by Telegraph

45th on Top 100 Books by Newsweek

53rd on 100 Books of the Past Century by Koen Books