Alias Grace
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Alias Grace

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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 Sundayshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 125 x 196 x 35mm | 424g
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Virago Press Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0349010714
  • 9780349010717
  • 636

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The outstanding novelist of our age -- Peter Kemp * SUNDAY TIMES * Margaret Atwood is to be congratulated -- Anita Brookner * SPECTATOR * Brilliant...Atwood's prose is searching. So intimate it seems to be written on the skin -- Hilary Mantel 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 *show more

About Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood is Canada's most eminent novelist and poet. She has won many awards including the SUNDAY TIMES Author of the Year Award and the Man Booker Prize.show more

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