Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood

This historical fiction novel centers around the true story of Grace Marks, a 19th-century Irish-Canadian maid who was convicted of the brutal murders of her employer and his housekeeper. The narrative is told from the perspective of Grace herself, as well as a young psychiatrist who is trying to determine whether Grace is truly guilty. The book explores themes of memory, culpability, and the treatment of women in society.

The 1947th greatest book of all time


Published
1996
Nationality
Canadian
Type
Fiction
Pages
450-500
Words
150,000
Original Language
English

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