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After leaving Mr. Mackenzie

Author: Jean Rhys; Lorna Sage
Publisher: London : Penguin Books Ltd : [distributor] Penguin Books Ltd : [distributor] United Book Distributors : [distributor] United Book Distributors : [distributor] Booksite Afrika : [distributor] Penguin USA, 2000.
Series: Penguin modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : New edView all editions and formats
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For six months, Julia has lived alone in a drab Parisian hotel on an allowance from her ex-lover, Mr Mackenzie. When his cheques stop, Julia decides to leave France and return to London. Past her prime, exhausted by broken love affairs and addled by drink, Julia is tragically unable to find what she really wants - love.
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Genre/Form: Modern fiction
Classic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Rhys; Lorna Sage
ISBN: 9780141183947 0141183942
OCLC Number: 847465935
Description: 160 pages ; 20 x 13 x 1 cm.
Series Title: Penguin modern classics.
Responsibility: Jean Rhys ; Introduction by Lorna Sage.

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For six months, Julia has lived alone in a drab Parisian hotel on an allowance from her ex-lover, Mr Mackenzie. When his cheques stop, Julia decides to leave France and return to London. Past her prime, exhausted by broken love affairs and addled by drink, Julia is tragically unable to find what she really wants - love.

"After Leaving Mr Mackenzie" is a brilliant, yet brutal, portrait of a woman struggling to retrieve both life and love. For six months, Julia has lived alone in a drab Parisian hotel on an allowance from her ex-lover, Mr. Mackenzie. When his cheques stop, Julia decides to leave France and return to London. The tale of her ten day visit contains some of Jean Rhys' most sensitive, poignant writing. Past her prime, exhausted by broken love affairs and addled by drink, Julia is tragically unable to find what she really wants - love.

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