September 18, 2013 · 7:00 PM
In this astonishing tour de force, Margaret Atwood takes the reader back in time and into the life and mind of one of the most enigmatic and notorious women of the ninteenth century. In 1843, at the age of sixteen, servant girl Grace Marks was convicted for her part in the vicious murders of her employer and his mistress. Grace claims to have no memory of the murders. As Dr. Simon Jordan --an expert in the burgeoning field of mental illness--tries to unlock Grace's memory, what will he find?