Antoinette returns home distressed. Husband Rochester makes plans to leave the island. Jane Eyre prequel read by Adam Godley.
Creole heiress Antoinette returns to her faithless husband Rochester who now has control of her estate.
Jean Rhys's most famous novel tracing the early life of the first Mrs Rochester from Jane Eyre.
Read by Adam Godley.
Abridged by Margaret Busby
Producer: Claire Grove
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2004.