Five Fascinating Facts about Jean Rhys

Five Fascinating Facts about Jean Rhys is another interesting post from a regular contributor to Interesting Literature.  I remember reading Wide Sargasso Sea and being quite moved by it, appreciating Bertha’s side of the story.  As much as I also loved Jane Eyre, I always felt unsatisfied with the portrayal of Bertha.  Having grown up around mental illness, I knew that the madwoman in the attic had a deeper story to tell than the one Charlotte Bronte gave her.

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3 Responses to Five Fascinating Facts about Jean Rhys

  1. Luanne says:

    Strangest thing, but that is one book (Sargasso) that simply creeps me out. I really didn’t enjoy it very much. I love “Jane Eyre.” And let’s face it, I love thousands of books ;). But not this one. It scares me.


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