'A wonderful bitter-sweet book, written with disarming simplicity' Esther Freud'
It was as if a curtain had fallen, hiding everything I had
ever known,' says Anna Morgan, eighteen years old and catapulted to
England from the West Indies after the death of her beloved father.
Working as a chorus girl, Anna drifts into the demi-monde of Edwardian
London. But there, dismayed by the unfamiliar cold and greyness, she is
absolutely alone and unconsciously floating from innocence to harsh
Her childish dreams have been replaced by harsh reality. Voyage in the Dark was first published in 1934, but it could have been written today. It is the story of an unhappy love affair, a portrait of a hypocritical society, and an exploration of exile and breakdown; all written in Jean Rhys's hauntingly simple and beautiful style.
Voyage in the Dark - Jean Rhys
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