Alias Grace

Alias Grace


Margaret Atwood

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A Swiss doctor and mutual acquaintance of Dr. Simon Jordan, Dr. Joseph Workman, and the Reverend Verringer. Dr. Binswanger recommends Dr. Jordan to the Reverend as someone who might be able to make a mental assessment of Grace Marks, thereby aiding in the Reverend’s project of securing Grace a pardon.
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Dr. Binswanger Character Timeline in Alias Grace

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Chapter 6
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...working on behalf of a Reverend Verringer, to whom he was recommended by someone named Dr. Binswanger . Simon describes his lodgings in Kingston, at the home of a Major C. D.... (full context)