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Jean Rhys
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Tales of the Wide Caribbean

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This is an anthology of short stories.
Published (first published November 25th 1985)
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Published six years after her death, when she was still highly acclaimed for her award winning
Some of the material had only been published in the better literary journals and newspapers, some of it had cropped up in earlier collections and some had never seen the light of day.

Those who read Jean's posthumously published unfinished autobiography Smile Please will recognise fictionalised glimpses of her formative years in these short stories (many have insisted that all of her fiction was in fact...more
Another book by Jean Rhys that takes place in the Caribbean and mostly on Dominica. Lots of short stories that span a fairly wide time period. Some were amazing, others weren't that great.
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Jean Rhys originally Ella Gwendolen Rees Williams, was a Caribbean novelist who wrote in the mid 20th century. Her first four novels were published during the 1920s and 1930s, but it was not until the publication of Wide Sargasso Sea in 1966 that she emerged as a significant literary figure. A "prequel" to Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Wide Sargasso Sea won a prestigious WH Smith Literary Award in...more
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