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Good Morning, Midnight - Jean Rhys
Good Morning, Midnight
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Saved, rescued, fished-up, half-drowned, out of the deep, dark river, dry clothes, hair shampooed and set...Set in a 1930s Paris of shabby hotel rooms, seedy bars and drunken encounters, Jean Rhys's semi-autobiographical portrayal of a young woman's sexual encounters is a searingly honest... show more
Saved, rescued, fished-up, half-drowned, out of the deep, dark river, dry clothes, hair shampooed and set...Set in a 1930s Paris of shabby hotel rooms, seedy bars and drunken encounters, Jean Rhys's semi-autobiographical portrayal of a young woman's sexual encounters is a searingly honest exploration of loneliness and yearning.Ten new titles in the colourful, small-format,
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ISBN: 9780241261408
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
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Lagraziana's Kalliopeion
Lagraziana's Kalliopeion rated it
3.5 An Englishwoman's Depths of Misery in 1930s Paris: Good Morning, Midnight by Jean Rhys
When I picked this slim novel by Jean Rhys, I thought that it would take me to England because she is an English writer, but as it turned out already on the first page I was completely mistaken! Good Morning, Midnight is the sad (according to many: depressing, even repulsive) story of an Englishwo...
Bloodorange
Bloodorange rated it
3.0 Good Morning, Midnight
So far I've read only one of Rhys interwar period novels - [b:Quartet|1270148|Quartet|Jean Rhys|https://s.gr-assets.com/assets/nophoto/book/50x75-a91bf249278a81aabab721ef782c4a74.png|2070952] - and have already had an idea what the world of cheap hotels, or even cheap hotels which pose as reputable ...
Edward
Edward rated it
4.0 Good Morning, Midnight
IntroductionPublisher's Note in the 1967 André Deutsch edition--Good Morning, Midnight
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Rating: A grudging full 1* of fiveI am not a woman. I think one needs to be a woman to appreciate Jean Rhys. I think one needs to be a Lifetime/WE/Oxygen viewer to appreciate Jean Rhys.Sophia is a fallen woman returning to the scene of the crimes she committed in her youth. Paris being the venue. Th...
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