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A View of the Empire at Sunset

by Caryl Phillips

Hardcover, 272 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $27 |

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A suspenseful reimagining of the life of Jean Rhys, author of Wide Sargasso Sea, traces her tempestuous life in Edwardian England and 1920s Paris before a brief visit transforms her views about colonization in the Caribbean of her childhood.