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Jean Rhys (1890–1979)

Jean Rhys is one of the mayor female novelists of the 20th century. She was born in Dominica and moved to England. When she was around 30 years old she traveled around Europe as a Bohemian artist and became a lifetime alcoholic, but her career started as well. Her writing was often focused on women and she often used modernist techniques. The ... See full bio »

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 2006 Wide Sargasso Sea (TV Movie) (novel)
 1993 Wide Sargasso Sea (novel)
 1981 Quartet (novel)
 1979 Tigers Are Better Looking (Short) (short stories)
  Then and Now (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1973) (novel - 1 episode, 1973)
- Tigers Are Better Looking (1973) ... (novel)
- The Lotus (1973)
 1972 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- I Spy a Stranger (1972) ... (short story)

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We can't all be happy... some must cry so that others might laugh harder.

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