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Alias Grace

Margaret Atwood

4 Reviews

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

By the author of The Handmaid's Tale

Soon to be a major NETFLIX series

Sometimes 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

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Praise for Alias Grace

  • Margaret Atwood is to be congratulated - Anita Brookner, SPECTATOR

  • 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...This, surely is as far as a novel can go - Julie Myerson, INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY

  • Brilliant...Atwood's prose is searching. So intimate it seems to be written on the skin - Hilary Mantel

  • The outstanding novelist of our age - Peter Kemp, SUNDAY TIMES

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