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Jean Rhys

novelist from Dominica

1890   -   1979

country of citizenship: Dominica
educated at: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Stephen Perse Foundation
occupation: writer, novelist

Jean Rhys, (; born Ella Gwendolyn Rees Williams (24 August 1890 – 14 May 1979), was a mid-20th-century novelist who was born and grew up in the Caribbean island of Dominica. From the age of 16, she was mainly resident in England, where she was sent for her education. She is best known for her novel Wide Sargasso Sea (1966), written as a prequel to Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre. In 1978 she was awarded the Order of the British Empire for her writing.
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works

7

Quartet.

book by Jean Rhys

author: Jean Rhys

Good Morning, Midnight

novel by Jean Rhys

author: Jean Rhys

Una sonrisa, por favor

book by Jean Rhys

author: Jean Rhys

Sleep It Off Lady

book by Jean Rhys

author: Jean Rhys

1976

Tigers Are Better-Looking

boek van Jean Rhys

author: Jean Rhys

1968

Voyage in the Dark

VOAYGE IN THE DARK

author: Jean Rhys

1934

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