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Jean Rhys Letters 1931-1966

By: Francis Wyndham and Diana Melly - Editors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 237963

Condition: Very Good Condition


In her will, Jean Rhys expressed a wish that no biography of her should be written unless authorized during her lifetime. Following her death, her literary executor was approached frequently with requests for permission to write "an official life". Finally he decided that, by compiling a volume of letters, authentic biographical information would be provided. But as the collection grew, the biographical aspect took on a secondary importance as the self-portrait began to reveal the turbulent process of literary creation. The final result is a portrait spanning the years 1931 (taking up ... View more info