Good Morning, Midnight

Good Morning, Midnight

The last of the four novels Jean Rhys wrote in interwar Paris, Good Morning, Midnight is the culmination of a searing literary arc, which established Rhys as an astute observer of human tragedy. Her everywoman heroine, Sasha, must confront the loves...

Title:Good Morning, Midnight
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  • Buck

    A disaffected, thirty-something guy abandons his wife, moves to Paris and sleeps with some prostitutes. His name is Henry Miller and the book is called Tropic of Cancer.A disaffected, thirty-something...

  • Bill Kerwin

    A clear-eyed chronicle of desperation etched in diamond-hard prose. It amazes me how any book so filled with despair could be so completely free of self-pity, and how any book consisting entirely of a...

  • Sean Barrs the Bookdragon

    After the first week I made up my mind to kill myself- the usual whiff of chloroform. Next week, or next month, or next year I’ll kill myself…… These are words spoken with truth and clarity. Th...

  • Adam Dalva

    Electric stream-of-consciousness novel whose action largely takes place in the margins. Rhys is an extraordinary writer of inner-state, and she finds a surprising amount of observational humor in the ...

  • Elyse  Walters

    4.5 rating... I’m not home now - I’ll write a review tomorrow. Great buddy read with Violet!UPDATE:This is my 3rd book within a couple of months - by Jean Rhys - so one can assume correct that I t...

  • Dolors

    Emily Dickinson, poem 382. “Good Morning—Midnight—I'm coming Home—Day—got tired of Me—How could I—of Him?Sunshine was a sweet place—I liked to stay—But Morn—didn't want me—now—...

  • Steven Godin

    Good Morning Midnight (1939), sees Englishwoman Sasha Jansen come to Paris on borrowed money to recapture the happiness and exorcise the pain of her previous life there. The first person narrative is ...

  • Nidhi Singh

    Today I must be careful, today I have left my armour at home. Little by little everything turns to break her. How she suffers in isolation and feels conjoined and yet detached with all that is damned...

  • Paul

    This is one of Rhys’s earlier works and is popularly described as modernist; its title comes from an Emily Dickinson poem;Good morning, Midnight!I'm coming home,Day got tired of me –How could I of...

  • Ted

    I had the bright idea of drinking myself to death...I've had enough of these streets that sweat a cold, yellow slime, of hostile people, of crying myself to sleep every night, enough of thinking, enou...