Alias Grace by Margaret AtwoodMore of a journalist by education, Jennifer Branton does the occasional ramble in the form of fiction. McDermott is hung for his involvement in the crimes, Grace first institutionalized and then jailed for her involvement. The novel centers around Grace and her unreliable narrative told through herself, and her Dr Simon Jordan, who is tasked with finding out if Grace is faking her false memory of the events that took place. Is she a victim herself? Did Grace manipulate everyone as a pawn in her revenge on Kinnear and Nancy? What I love about this novel is in typical Margaret Atwood style, everything in this story is up for interpretation.
In Conversation With Margaret Atwood - Stratford Festival Forum 2018
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover. Error rating book. Refresh and try again.
Evidence For A Split Personaltiy
Alias Grace is a novel of historical fiction by Canadian writer Margaret Atwood. The story fictionalizes the notorious murders of Thomas Kinnear and his housekeeper Nancy Montgomery in Canada West. McDermott was hanged and Marks was sentenced to life imprisonment. Although the novel is based on factual events, Atwood constructs a narrative with a fictional doctor, Simon Jordan, who researches the case. Although ostensibly conducting research into criminal behaviour, he slowly becomes personally involved in the story of Grace Marks and seeks to reconcile his perception of the mild-mannered woman he sees with the murder of which she has been convicted. In , she published The Journals of Susanna Moodie , a cycle of poems informed by the published works of Moodie.