Wide Sargasso Sea (1992)

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Antoinette Cosway was brought up in Jamaica by her French mother who went mad. Now she is stuck in a marriage arranged by her uncle to Englishman Edward Rochester (the hero of Charlotte Brontë's "Jane Eyre"). The shadow of her mother's madness overhangs them, and finally takes its toll on Antoinette.

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