Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

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Wide Sargasso Sea
192 pages; W. W. Norton & Company
Do you come alive the moment you step onto Caribbean sands? Are you curious about how Jane Eyre's madwoman in the attic got there in the first place? Then lose yourself in this hallucinatory, spellbinding 1966 novel whose heroine is Jamaican Antoinette Cosway, a.k.a. Mrs. Rochester.
— Leigh Haber