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Age seldom arrives smoothly or quickly. It's more often a succession of jerks. ---->>>

Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere. ---->>>

I often want to cry. That is the only advantage women have over men - at least they can cry. ---->>>

I like shape very much. A novel has to have shape, and life doesn't have any. ---->>>


Name: Jean Rhys
Nationality: English
Born: August 24, 1894
Die: 05-14, 1979
Occupation: Novelist

Jean Rhys, CBE (; 24 August 1890 – 14 May 1979), born Ella Gwendolyn Rees Williams, was a mid-20th-century novelist who was born and grew up in the Caribbean island of Dominica, though she was mainly resident in England from the age of 16. She is best known for her novel Wide Sargasso Sea (1966), written as a prequel to Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre (wikipedia)