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Rhys(rēs), Jean Originally Ellen Gwendolen Rees Williams. 1890-1979.
West Indian-born British writer known for Wide Sargasso Sea (1966), a novel based on the character of the first Mrs. Rochester in Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre.
(Biography) Jean (Ella Gwendolen Rees Williams). ?1890–1979, Welsh novelist and short-story writer, born in Dominica. Her novels include Voyage in the Dark (1934), Good Morning, Midnight (1939), and Wide Sargasso Sea (1966)