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RHYS, Jean.

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  1. Voyage in the Dark.
    First edition, first impression, in the very scarce jacket. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 108445

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  2. Good Morning Midnight.
    First edition, first impression. Good Morning Midnight was the author's final novel before she slipped into poverty and obscurity, and was republished in the 1960s following her rediscovery and the publication of Wide Sargasso Sea. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 86184

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  3. 124238
    First edition, first impression. Though critically well-received, initial sales were poor, and Rhys spent a decade after the novel's publication living in obscurity, until, in 1949, a theatrical adaptation of the novel was created, for which she was tracked down via newspaper advertisements to obtain her permission. Rhys... Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 124238

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  4. 130335
    First edition, first impression. Wide Sargasso Sea, a prequel to Jane Eyre, is the "story of how the young girl who became Bertha Rochester is driven mad by the conflicting pressures that a colonial and patriarchal world impose upon her" (ODNB). It was Rhys's first novel since 1939 and is "generally considered... Learn More
    £550

    Stock Code: 130335

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  5. 130454
    First edition, first impression. Wide Sargasso Sea, a prequel to Jane Eyre, is the "story of how the young girl who became Bertha Rochester is driven mad by the conflicting pressures that a colonial and patriarchal world impose upon her" (ODNB). It was Rhys's first novel since 1939 and is "generally considered... Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 130454

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  6. Voyage in the Dark.
    Reissue in the very attractive dust jacket. Originally published in 1934. Learn More
    £60

    Stock Code: 85233

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  7. 125610comp
    Second edition, first published in 1934. Inscribed by the author to her fellow novelist Olivia Manning in a slightly shaky hand on the front free endpaper: "For Olivia Manning, with admiration and best wishes - from Jean Rhys March 1971". Rhys titles inscribed with meaningful literary associations are scarce indeed. When... Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 125610

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  8. Tigers are Better-Looking.
    First edition, first impression, of the author's collection of short stories. Learn More
    £75

    Stock Code: 104311

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  9. After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie.
    Reissue in the attractively designed dust jacket. After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie was originally published in 1931, appearing before Rhys slipped into obscurity and poverty. In 1945 the actress Selma Vaz Dias adapted another of the author's novels into a BBC programme, and advertised for Rhys to contact her to give permission... Learn More
    £40

    Stock Code: 86183

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  10. Sleep It Off, Lady.
    First US edition, first printing. Originally published in the UK in the same year. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the title page: "For Diana Trilling, From Jean with a lot of love. Happy New Year! London Christmas! 1976". Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 89581

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