After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie

Jean Rhys (Author)

Overview | Inside the Book

"It is a book that does not invite comparisons. . . . Its excellence is individual, intrinsic; it measures itself against itself."--Saturday Review of Literature

Julia Martin is at the end of her rope in Paris. Once beautiful, she was taken care of by men. Now after leaving her last lover, she is running out of luck and chances. A visit to London to see her ailing mother and distrustful sister bring her stark life into full focus. A masterful and terrifying tale from one of the truest voices in twentieth-century fiction.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • March 1997
  • ISBN 978-0-393-31547-9
  • 5.4 × 8 in / 192 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide excluding Canada and the British Commonwealth.

Endorsements & Reviews

“An artistic success.” — Chicago Tribune

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