Alias Grace

Recommended by Chris Kutarna, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #3 in Canada, Ranked #5 in Canadiansee more rankings.

It's 1843, and Grace Marks has been convicted for her involvement in the vicious murders of her employer and 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.

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?

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Chris Kutarna Historical fiction set in Canada around the mid-1800’s. Grace Marks, the main character, really was a person. She was put into prison for her role in the murder of a farming family. (Source)

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