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Alias Grace (tv Tie-in)

byMargaret Atwood

Paperback | August 29, 2017

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In Alias Grace, bestselling author Margaret Atwood takes us back in time and into the life of one of the most enigmatic and notorious women of the nineteenth century.

Grace Marks has been convicted for her involvement in the vicious murders of her employer, Thomas Kinnear, and Nancy Montgomery, his housekeeper and mistress. Some believe Grace is innocent; others think her evil or insane. Now serving a life sentence, Grace claims to have no memory of the murders.

Dr. Simon Jordan, an up-and-coming expert in the burgeoning field of mental illness, is engaged by a group of reformers and spiritualists who seek a pardon for Grace. He listens to her story while bringing her closer and closer to the day she cannot remember. What will he find in attempting to unlock her memories? Is Grace a female fiend? A bloodthirsty femme fatale? Or is she the victim of circumstances?
Margaret Atwood, whose work has been published in thirty-five countries, is the author of more than forty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. In addition to Alias Grace, her novels include The Handmaid's Tale, now a smash hit TV series; Cat's Eye, shortlisted for the 1989 Booker Prize; The Blind Assassin, winner of...
Title:Alias Grace (tv Tie-in)Format:PaperbackDimensions:592 pages, 8 × 5.2 × 1.6 inPublished:August 29, 2017Publisher:McClelland & StewartLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0735253390

ISBN - 13:9780735253391

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Such a great read! This was by far the longest book I have ever read. It was a bit daunting to get started but I got so into it. It is a very interesting and neat story and of course, fantastic writing by Margaret Atwood.
Date published: 2018-02-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good but not her best work. I read this in anticipation of the TV series coming out. It was interesting but somewhat underwhelming in it's conclusion.
Date published: 2018-02-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not Bad It was a great book for the first half and I couldn't put it down but the ending was a disappointment.
Date published: 2018-01-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from ok I could have done without the "romantic" subplot
Date published: 2018-01-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from ok I was a little disappointed with the ending
Date published: 2017-12-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Loved most of it. Loved reading this book, I could not put it down. I was a little disappointed with the ending though. But it was still very good though.
Date published: 2017-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Enjoyed Every Part of It I watched the mini series on CBC to get an idea if I would like this book, I loved this book. I loved reading something that takes place in Canada. And though the book dramatized the account and had to add a bit to keep the story interesting, it is still interesting to read about historical Canada.
Date published: 2017-12-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood And as we notice Atwood’s abilities in working with patches, we recognized her literary artistry and her understanding of the powers of fiction. When stories are woven they are nothing at all, but when they are finished, with all their parts sewn together, they become what they are. Not surprisingly is Scheherezade invoked in the novel. For stories, mixing truths and falsities acquire the nature of something else. They are not too different from the Tree of Paradise, the tree of Life and of Good & Evil.
Date published: 2017-12-09
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Disappointed! I bough this book because I loved The Handmaid's Tale. I wanted to love this book also but I thought the language was too hard to follow and I couldn't continue reading...
Date published: 2017-12-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great read! I read this novel years ago in high school and recently read it again before watching the 6 part mini series based on this book. I remember loving it then and still enjoyed reading it! It's a compelling historical fiction story that examines social conventions, gender roles, and just overall great storytelling from Margaret Atwood! Highly recommend this!
Date published: 2017-12-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Compelling Not as outlandish as some of her other works. Great read.
Date published: 2017-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent read I absolutely loved this book, couldn't put it down.
Date published: 2017-11-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Enjoyable read Have been disappointed with some of Margaret Atwood's recent books but she has redeemed herself with this one. I enjoyed this one.
Date published: 2017-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A book I can read over and over Bought this back when it was first published in paperback and recently re-read it before watching the CBC miniseries. It is a well told story and, although it is a work of fiction, holds up as compelling historical drama.
Date published: 2017-11-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Canadian Literature Loved this book. Reads like a classic
Date published: 2017-10-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Really pulled me in The name caught me, the book got me, the story pulled me in, love it
Date published: 2017-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's Margaret Atwood and that says it all... Love this book. I'm re reading all her great books now!
Date published: 2017-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great book! love the way the book was written and there is also a tv tie up.
Date published: 2017-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from an amazing read Huge Margaret Atwood fan. This is a classic.
Date published: 2017-09-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Classic Atwood A little slow to get into but once you do there is no stopping. Great read. Recommend the book before the series
Date published: 2017-09-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! This is my second Margaret Atwood read, and just like the first I read, (Handmaids Tale), I was not disappointed. The characters and story are entertaining and unique. The development of the story made it difficult to put down. I have high hopes for the TV show!
Date published: 2017-09-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Another good novel Yes the book is really good, and you should read it, and there is also the TV series.
Date published: 2017-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SUCH a great read I kept turning the pages. I couldn't put it down!
Date published: 2017-09-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Alias Grace It was suspenseful and interesting to the end
Date published: 2017-09-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from yes quite insightful and overall enjoyable.
Date published: 2017-09-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not for me I'm not really a fan of Atwood but I wanted to read this book before the mini series on TV. This us probably a very good book, but I just don't want to wade through it. Got to chapter 4 and gave up. Sorry Margaret.
Date published: 2017-09-06
Date published: 2017-09-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from My favourite Margaret Atwood book Alias Grace is a very suspenseful novel. This is my favourite novel by Margaret Atwood!
Date published: 2017-08-29