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  • ISBN: 9780385475716
  • ISBN: 0385475713
  • Physical Description: 468 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talese, ©1996.

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General Note: Booker Prize finalist, 1996
1. Jagged edge -- 2. Rocky road -- 3. Puss in the corner -- 4. Young man's fancy -- 5. Broken dishes -- 6. Secret drawer -- 7. Snake fence -- 8. Fox and geese -- 9. Hearts and gizzards -- 10. Lady of the lake -- 11. Falling timbers -- 12. Solomon's temple -- 13. Pandora's box -- 14. The letter x -- 15. The tree of paradise.
Summary, etc.: A fictionalized account of Grace Marks, a maid who murdered her employer and his mistress in Canada in 1843. A stablehand who was her accomplice and who claimed she put him up to it was hung for the crime, while she ended up in a lunatic asylum. The novel analyzes the question: was she actually less guilty, crazy, or smarter?
Booker Prize finalist, 1996
Subject: Marks, Grace Fiction
Women murderers
Trials (Murder)
Marks, Grace 1827-
FICTION Mystery & Detective Historical
FICTION Historical
18.07 English literature outside Europe and the USA
Marks, Grace n. 1827 Romans
Murder Fiction
Murder Fiction
Canada Fiction
Trials (Murder) Fiction
Women murderers Fiction
Marks, Grace 1827- Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Novels (texts)
Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
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