Tuesday, 3 July 2018

a refuge in Wide Sargasso Sea



"That door leads into your dressing room."I shut it gently after me.It seemed crowded after the emptiness of the rest of the house.  There was a carpet, the only one I had seen, a press made of some beautiful wood I did not recognize. Under the open window a small writing-desk with paper, pens, and ink. "A refuge" I was thinking ...


Jean Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea, 1966