Marks- -was she a spurned woman who had taken out her rage on two innocent victims, or was she an unwilling victim herself, caught up in a crime she was too young to understand? Grace has several versions of the events ranging from no clear memory to being possessed by Mary- who no real evidence of her actual existence in the book is given except for Grace's memories of her. And if you were in that position, and you were talking to someone who might help you get out, what sort of light would you represent yourself in?" Atwood has come to her own conclusion on the guilt or innocence of Grace Marks.
Due to the sensational details of the case, as well as the fact that she was beautiful, Marks drew wide attention and became a polarizing public figure. "She's telling the story to somebody who might help her get out. The facts remain in the Margaret Atwood novel. The writings of Susanna Moodie. Her father comes several times to take her wages and eventually sends her next oldest sister. Review, a sensuous, perplexing book, at once sinister and dignified, grubby and gorgeous, panoramic devils Disciples yet specific. Did Grace manipulate everyone as a pawn in her revenge on Kinnear and Nancy? Atwood read, life in the Clearing while she was a student at Harvard University. Alias Grace and its Netflix series of the same title; Nancy Montgomery and Thomas Kinnear have died in murder most foul at the hands of their employees Grace Marks and McDermott in their home in Canada. The author also introduces Dr Simon Jordan, who listens to the prisoner's tale with a mixture of sympathy and disbelief. Grace is eventually moved to another employer, Thomas Kinnear and his housekeeper and secret lover Nancy.