Voyage in the Dark, Jean Rhys. Penguin, 1967.
Vintage paperback. Some very light shelfwear. No markings inside. Very good condition.
Jean Rhys was a British novelist who grew up on the island of Dominica. She relocated to Paris in the 1920s; travelling as a Bohemian artist, educating and engaging herself in modern art and literature. The challenges of moving through a patriarchal society, including feelings of displacement and gender oppression would later be incorporated into Rhys best work.
In a 1974 New York Times Book Review written appreciation, A. Alvarez called Jean Rhys “quite simply, the best living English novelist".