Alias Grace

Margaret Atwood

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 insa...ne. 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?Captivating and disturbing, Alias Grace showcases best-selling, Booker Prize-winning author Margaret Atwood at the peak of her powers.
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  • Počet strán: 468 strán
  • ISBN13:9780385475716

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Myslím, že tuhle knihu budu rozdýchávat ještě dlouho. Jmenuje se Alias Grace, ale stejně dobře by se mohla jmenovat Muži, kteří nenávidí ženy. Na první pohled jde o historickou detektivku, či thriller, chcete-li; mladý doktor Simon Jordan zpovídá bývalou služebnou Grace Marksovou, která už patnáct let sedí ve vězení za spoluúčast na brutální vraždě svého zaměstanavatele a hospodyně. A[...]

Čítať ďalej

Je to vrahyňa!  Aspoň tak to o nej tvrdia ľudia.  A čo tvrdia ľudia, to je vždy pravda.  Vždy! Píše sa rok 1843 a svet žije senzáciou menom Grace Marksová. Žiadne poriadne noviny sa nemôžu zaobísť bez najnovších správ o súdnom procese so 16-ročnou Grace, ktorá je obvinená z chladnokrvnej vraždy. Ona a jej komplic bez akéhokoľvek zaváhania surovo popravili dvoch nevinných ľudí. Verejnosť[...]

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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?

Captivating and disturbing, Alias Grace showcases best-selling, Booker Prize-winning author Margaret Atwood at the peak of her powers.