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Good Morning, Midnight - Jean Rhys
Good Morning, Midnight
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"No one who reads Good Morning, Midnight will ever forget it." - New York TimesSasha Jensen has returned to Paris, the city of both her happiest moments and her most desperate. Her past lies in wait for her in cafes, bars, and dress shops, blurring all distinctions between nightmare and reality.... show more
"No one who reads Good Morning, Midnight will ever forget it." - New York TimesSasha Jensen has returned to Paris, the city of both her happiest moments and her most desperate. Her past lies in wait for her in cafes, bars, and dress shops, blurring all distinctions between nightmare and reality. When she is picked up by a young man, she begins to feel that she is still capable of desires and emotions. Few encounters in fiction have been so brilliantly conceived, and few have come to a more unforgettable end.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780393303940 (0393303942)
ASIN: 393303942
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 192
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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