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  • Author Interviews,  Features

    The Awesomeness of Magaret Atwood: Asking her a Question

    A good friend and a fellow book-lover recently allerted me about the possibility of asking questions to some selected writers at Goodreads. And he told me because he knows how much I workship Margaret Atwood and she was one of the chosen authors for this idea that Goodreads is testing at the moment. So, I asked a question and imagine my surprise and awe when I got an email telling me that “Margaret has answered your question”. If you follow this blog I’m sure you can guess which of her novels I asked her about (sorry for the deleted text. A tiny, little effort to keep my location private over…

  • Crime fiction,  International

    Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood

    Alias Grace is a novel by Canadian author Margaret Atwood, published in 1996 and shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Summary from Amazon.com Grace Marks has been convicted for her involvement in the vicious murders of her employer, Thomas Kinnear, and Nancy Montgomery, 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. Dr Simon Jordan, 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…