Wide Sargasso Sea
Antoinette, unnamed Englishman
A bold literary achievement as a sequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre. Pulls the reader into a sultry dream which takes place in the smoldering heat of the West Indies.
They say when trouble comes closes ranks, and so the white people did.
I was outside holding my candle. Now at last I know why I was brought here, and what I have to do. There must have been a draught for the flame flickered and I thought it was out. But I shielded it with my hand and it burned up again to light me along the dark passage.
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