CBC Books interviews Sarah Leavitt about her new graphic novel, Agnes, Murderess. They talk about how Sarah discovered the legend of Agnes McVee, layers of British Columbia history during the gold rush, and feeling empathy for a character even though they cause harm.
“I was exploring questions like, are people born evil? If you have this heritage, does that mean that you’re forced to turn out evil? Is it because of bad things that happen to you or is it choices that you make?”