Antoinette opens up to her husband Rochester, but the following events lead to a betrayal. Jane Eyre prequel read by Adjoa Andoh.
Rochester accuses Antoinette, his new wife, of betrayal and their ravaged Eden falls apart.
Jean Rhys's most famous novel tracing the early life of the first Mrs Rochester from Jane Eyre.
Read by Adjoa Andoh.
Abridged by Margaret Busby
Producer: Claire Grove
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2004.