Alias Grace

Alias Grace

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 22/08/2019
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Alias Grace
Classic
The first Margaret Atwood novel I've read, and immediately it's one of my favourite books! The grief, anger and mystery around Grace's position both as a w... READ MORE
Isobel Rt

Synopsis

By the author of The Handmaid's TaleNow a major NETFLIX seriesSometimes I whisper it over to myself: Murderess. Murderess. It rustles, like a taffeta skirt along the floor.' Grace Marks. Female fiend? Femme fatale? Or weak and unwilling victim? Around the true story of one of the most enigmatic and notorious women of the 1840s, Margaret Atwood has created an extraordinarily potent tale of sexuality, cruelty and mystery.'Brilliant... Atwood's prose is searching. So intimate it seems to be written on the skin' Hilary Mantel'The outstanding novelist of our age' Sunday Times'A sensuous, perplexing book, at once sinister and dignified, grubby and gorgeous, panoramic yet specific...I don't think I have ever been so thrilled' Julie Myerson, Independent on Sunday

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780349013077
  • Number of pages: 560
  • Weight: 440g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 122 x 42 mm

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Alias Grace
A Mesmerising Story of Patriarchy, History and Murder
Tracing thirty years in the life of “celebrated murderess” Grace Marks, Atwood weaves an incredible story of womanhood in 19th century Canada. Imprisoned f... READ MORE
Suzanne Elliott