Jean Rhys
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"Jean Rhys", Order of the British Empire/CBE, born "Ella Gwendolyn Rees Williams", was a mid-20th-century novelist from the Caribbean island of Dominica. Educated from the age of 16 in Great Britain, she is best known for her novel Wide Sargasso Sea (1966), written as a prequel to Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre.

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