Wide Sargasso Sea

Wide Sargasso Sea Born Into An Oppressive, Colonialist Society, Creole Heiress Antoinette Cosway Meets A Young Englishman Who Is Drawn To Her Innocent Sensuality And Beauty But Soon After Their Marriage, Rumors Of Madness In Her Family Poison His Mind Against Her He Forces Antoinette To Conform To His Rigid Victorian Ideals. Reader, I married him first. Bertha Mason is the madwoman in the attic she is the raving lunatic that is Rochester s first wife in Jane Eyre,but have you ever stopped to wonder what her side of the story is Have you ever considered that she may have a tale to tell Jean Rhys has, and she tells it to you in all its traumatic colours Our crazy lunatic isn t that far from Jane Bronte describes her as a semi human, an animal that growls and raves as she stalks the hall of Thornfield like some unidentifiable spectre But wha Bertha Mason is
In short incoherent overpraised rubbish I have read my share of classics over the years Some of them were boring, some outside the area of my interest, but never had I come across one that was so dreadfully bad and at the same time so critically acclaimed.I simply can t comprehend how this jumble of disjointed sentences can be seriously called a masterpiece The story was almost impossible to follow Had I not read Jane Eyre, I d be lost in this book c
Probably contains some spoilersOur garden was large and beautiful as that garden in the Bible the tree of life grew there But it had gone wild The paths were overgrown and a smell of dead flowers mixed with the fresh living smell Underneath the tree ferns, tall as forest trees, the light was green Orchids flourished out of reach or for some reason not to be touched One was snaky
Beware of a few Jane Eyre spoilers if you ve managed to live your life so far without a reading it, or b knowing what happens.One thing that really gets on my nerves is when an author writes a book about another author s story character whatever and you cannot understand or appreciate what you are being given unless you read the first author s work Now, I have read Jan Beware of a few Jane Eyre spoilers if you ve managed to live your l
Every once in a while, I stop to think about the neglected characters in various novels who exist only as plot devices What are their stories If you saw the novel through their eyes, what would it be like Therefore, ever since I heard the premise of Jean Rhys s novel, I was eager to read it Bertha, Mr Rochester s first wife, must have had a life other than as the madwoman in the attic I do not know if Charlotte Bronte ever thought about it, but Ms Rhys obviously did, and this compellingl Every once in a while, I stop to think about the neglected characters in various novels who exist only as plot devices What are their stories If you saw the novel through their eyes, what would it be like Therefore, ever since I heard the premise of Jean Rhys s novel, I was eager to read it Bertha, Mr Rochester s first wife, must have had a life other than as the madwoman in the attic I do not know if Charlotte Bronte ever thought about it, but Ms Rhys obviously did, and this compellingly readable novel is the product.The languag
5 erratic, ecstatic and hypnotic stars This book is such a wonderful dark counterpoint to Jane Eyre I was inspired to write a poem rather than a review and I hope you enjoy itAntoinetteAntoinette by day, Bertha by twilightThe white cockroach of CoulibriBold BeautifulMad and Fiery as HadesDaughter of slaveowner, philanderer, villainMired in mayombe and voodooand the saints of the dark godesseson the isle of JamaicaNineteen lovers or was it ninety nineNo mattersome are real but all a 5 erratic, ecstatic and hypnotic stars This book is such a wonderful dark counterpoint to Jane Eyre I was inspired to write a poem rather than a review and I hope you enjoy itAntoinetteAntoinette by day, Bertha by twil
I think the idea of one author piggy backing, uninvited, on the characters and plot of another, is decidedly dodgy However, this is widely regarded as a classic, and as I ve read Jane Eyre many times review here , I thought I should finally try this prequel novella.With such well known books, I don t think it s a spoiler to say this imagines the story of the mad first wife in Rochester s attic from her childhood in Jamaica, through to her marriage to I think the idea of one author piggy backing, uninvited, on the characters and plot of another, is decidedly dodgy However, this is widely regarded as a classic, and as I ve read Jane Eyre many times review here , I thought I should finally try this prequel novella.With such well known books, I don t think it s a spoiler to say this imagines the story of the mad first wife in Rochester s attic from her childhood in Jamaica, through to her marriage to Rochester, and a final epilogue that ties the two novels together, set
An epic romance made meek, singular, aromatic, ethereal, surreal A fresh little nugget of splendor, of much needed prose perfection This is gothic romance at its absolute height It s perhaps the best piece of fan fiction ever And I say this as WSS is in actuality a side story formulated for the emblematic crazed woman smack in the middle of Jane Eyre B
I don t think I really understood this book at first, but after I finished it, I went looking around online forinfo about it and it clicked This book is a prequel to Jane Eyre to be read after you read Jane Eyre Reading it before you read Jane Eyre will probably spoil some of it for you Also, as a stand alone book without referrence to Jane Eyre, I don t think it is a particularly interesting book.The story for me was a bit flat I d

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  • Paperback
  • 160 pages
  • Wide Sargasso Sea
  • Jean Rhys
  • English
  • 14 January 2017
  • 0140274219