Marking twenty five years since the death of Jean Rhys, Adjoa Andoh reads her most famous novel.

Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway grows up on a beguiling Caribbean island where tensions escalate between her family and former slaves.

Abridger Margaret Busby.


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Tensions escalate amongst the former slaves on a Caribbean island.
Prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, read by Adjoa Andoh.
Tensions escalate amongst the former slaves on a Caribbean island. Prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, read by Adjoa Andoh.
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Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway's mother marries an Englishman in Spanish Town, Jamaica.
The mother of Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway marries an Englishman in Spanish Town, Jamaica.
Read by Adjoa Andoh.
The mother of Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway marries an Englishman in Spanish Town, Jamaica. Read by Adjoa Andoh.
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Without her brother and parted from her mother, heiress Antoinette is sent off to school.
Read by Adjoa Andoh.
Without her brother and parted from her mother, heiress Antoinette is sent off to school. Read by Adjoa Andoh.
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Rochester, newly arrived from England, marries Creole heiress Antoinette and they escape to Dominica.
Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys's classic tale.
Fresh from England, Rochester weds Creole heiress Antoinette and takes her to Dominica.
Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys's novel.
Read by Adam Godley.
Fresh from England, Rochester weds Creole heiress Antoinette and takes her to Dominica. Read by Adam Godley.
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Antoinette and Rochester's honeymoon develops into an intense love affair on a beautiful estate in Dominica.
Antoinette and Rochester's honeymoon develops into an intense love affair in Dominica.
Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys's novel.
Antoinette and Rochester's honeymoon develops into an intense love affair in Dominica. Read by Adam Godley.
Read by Adam Godley.
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Antoinette and Rochester's intense love affair in Dominica is threatened by rumour and betrayal.
Abridged by Margaret Busby, read by Adam Godley
An urgent letter to Rochester casts doubt on his wife's character.
Read by Adam Godley.
Adam Godley reads Jean Rhys' prequel to Bronte's Jane Eyre.
Prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre read by Adam Godley.
An urgent letter to Rochester casts doubt on his wife's character. Prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre read by Adam Godley.
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Antoinette asks her old nurse Christophine to help restore her marriage.
Malicious gossip puts a strain on Antoinette's marriage.
Read by Adjoa Andoh.
Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys' prequel to Bronte's Jane Eyre.
Antoinette seeks advice, as malicious gossip puts a strain on her marriage to Rochester.
Antoinette seeks advice, as malicious gossip puts a strain on her marriage to Rochester. Jane Eyre prequel read by Adjoa Andoh.
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Rochester accuses his new wife Antoinette of betrayal and their ravaged Eden falls apart.
Antoinette opens up to Rochester, but he betrays her.
Read by Adam Godley.
c>Adam Godley reads Jean Rhys' prequel to Bronte's Jane Eyre.
Antoinette opens up to her husband Rochester, but the following events lead to a betrayal.
Read by Adjoa Andoh.
Antoinette opens up to her husband Rochester, but the following events lead to a betrayal. Jane Eyre prequel read by Adjoa Andoh.
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Antoinette returns to her faithless husband who now has control of her estate.
Antoinette returns home distressed.
Rochester plans to leave the island.
Husband Rochester makes plans to leave the island.
Read by Adam Godley.
Antoinette returns home distressed. Husband Rochester makes plans to leave the island. Jane Eyre prequel read by Adam Godley.
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Rochester has imprisoned Antoinette in the attic of his English home.
Antoinette, still mentally distressed, arrives in England.
Read by Adjoa Andoh.
Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys' prequel to Bronte's Jane Eyre.
Distressed Antoinette must come to terms with her future.
Prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre concluded by Adjoa Andoh.
Distressed Antoinette must come to terms with her future. Prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre concluded by Adjoa Andoh.

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  • 15 Minutes

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  • Classic & Period
  • Drama

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